• Juvenile-in-Justice reviewed in the New Yorker The Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition currently on view at Ronald Feldman Gallery is reviewed in this week’s edition of the New Yorker! You can read it online HERE. “The big color portraits are blunt documents– cold and effective.” -New Yorker If you’re in the city: the exhibition is up until February 16th, at 31 Mercer St. New […] 2 responses January 29, 2013
  • A conversation about the CA Department of Juvenile Justice… Earlier this month, I interviewed Anthony, a young man who had spent over a year in the California DJJ between 2004 and 2006 and then went on to receive his degree from University of California, Berkeley. (Read Part 1 of the interview HERE and part 2 HERE) His disheartening experiences in the DJJ brought up […] 3 responses January 28, 2013
  • The Short List 1/25/13 via the Village Voice: ‘Arresting Images: Richard Ross…’ The Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition at Ronald Feldman Gallery received a lovely review in the Village Voice. Robert Shuster writes, “The understated display here (the unframed images are simply pinned to the wall) pulls you close, face-to-face with troubled kids. Their own words, recorded by Ross in interviews, appear […] No responses January 25, 2013
  • Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition reviewed in the Village Voice The Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition currently on view at Ronald Feldman Gallery in Soho was reviewed on Wednesday in the Village Voice. Robert Shuster writes: “The understated display here (the unframed images are simply pinned to the wall) pulls you close, face-to-face with troubled kids. Their own words, recorded by Ross in interviews, appear on text panels—stories […] No responses January 25, 2013
  • “My mom and I have forgiven each other” (audio interview) Continuing our series on Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility…   Listen to the audio interview below, or at SoundCloud HERE. 4 responses January 23, 2013
  • Juvenile-in-Justice is a finalist for the Ridenhour Prize The annual Ridenhour Prizes recognize acts of truth-telling that protect the public interest, promote social justice or illuminate a more just vision of society. For 2013, Juvenile-in-Justice the book has been nominated and made a finalist for the Ridenhour Book Prize. We are very excited to have the work and the issues it presents noticed […] 3 responses January 21, 2013
  • The Short List 1/18/13 Report: Police in Schools are Not the Answer to the Newtown Shooting This joint issue brief by the Advancement Project, Alliance for Educational Justice, Dignity in Schools Campaign, and the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. points out that in the midst of the incomprehensible tragedy of the Newtown massacre, we need to respond […] No responses January 18, 2013
  • Part 2: A Conversation with a Former Ward of the CA DJJ… Continued from Monday’s post, a conversation with Anthony, a former ward of the California Department of Juvenile Justice. (Read it HERE) Juvenile-in-Justice: It seems like a huge component of the troubles with the DJJ comes from issues with some staff… can you elaborate on that?   Anthony: The staff is, for the most part, shit. […] One response January 16, 2013
  • Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition featured in the New Yorker! This week’s edition of the New Yorker features an photograph from Juvenile-in-Justice currently on display at the exhibition at Ronald Feldman Gallery in New York + a mention in the short list. IF you’re in the city, the show runs until February 16th. More details at the gallery site HERE. 7 responses January 15, 2013
  • A Conversation with a Former Ward of the CA DJJ… Anthony takes a break from his construction job to talk to me. He is 25, white, with an anomalous background, a graduate of UC Berkeley and the California Department of Juvenile Justice (formerly the California Youth Authority system). From Berkeley he received a degree in Anthropology with a minor in global poverty alleviation. From the […] 4 responses January 14, 2013
  • The Short List 1/11/13 Hello friends. It’s been two weeks since we posted the last short list and we apologize for the irregularity. We have been immensely busy preparing for the exhibition and trip to New York and the lecture at the Vera Institute last night (which went very well). So, without further ado we’ve compiled a great short […] No responses January 11, 2013
  • NY Times: Can Forgiveness Play a Role in Criminal Justice? What do you do when someone you love kills someone else that you love? What recourse do you seek? What do you do when the victim is your child, and the killer their lover… someone incredibly close to your family. An article by Paul Tullis in the NY Times Magazine from this week explores these […] 2 responses January 9, 2013