• The Short List 2-26-13 via the NY Times: ‘The Price of Public Violence’  A poignant and telling piece by the unassailable Alex Kotlowitz which ruminates on the issue of the extraordinarily tragic number of victims and witnesses to gun violence, especially in Chicago, and asks, “What is the effect on individuals — especially kids — who have been privy […] February 26, 2013
  • [Good News] Starcia Ague: Juvenile Offender Turned Advocate If you had told me when I was six years old and living in homeless shelter after homeless shelter…   or when I was 12 years old and living in a meth lab…   or when I was 15 and standing before a judge facing felony charges of robbery and kidnapping…   or when I […] February 25, 2013
  • L.N, age 17, “I’m tough no matter what.” “I’m from Salem. They had me in a take down a week or two ago. I got in a fight with a girl so they split us up and I spit on one of them, Mike…Nobody visits me. I’ve been here 3 months. My mom’s in Salem. She does a lot of meth. My dad […] February 18, 2013
  • The single best #juvenilejustive event to do in the city today Today is the LAST DAY! GO see the Juvenile-in-Justice Exhibition at Ronald Feldman Gallery! Tell all your friends: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, 31 Mercer St. NY, NY 10013      NY TIMES writes:“Conceptually, the show is a sobering trip down the dead-end street that is America’s prison system. Visually, it’s as gripping as any art […] February 16, 2013
  • The Short List 2-15-13 cool Tumblr from PBS News Hour: ‘The State of Our Union’  This project from the team at PBS News Hour collects diverse opinions on the state our union, what we are most concerned about this year. Anyone can submit and those submissions are punctuated by more formal pieces by PBS News Hour. Our friend at […] February 15, 2013
  • Juvenile-in-Justice at Feldman Gallery reviewed in NY Times Wow! Holland Cotter reviewed the Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition at Ronald Feldman Gallery. His thoughts: [superquote] “Conceptually, the show is a sobering trip down the dead-end street that is America’s prison system. Visually, it’s as gripping as any art around.” [/superquote] Read the entire review HERE. Don’t miss it! The exhibition runs until February 16 at Feldman […] February 13, 2013
  • [audio interview] Both sides of the bars: K.X, age 19, and the superintendent Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility is an all-female facility in Albany, Oregon. The only one in the state. Last month Richard Ross spent 12+ hours talking, photographing, and recording the people who live and work at Oak Creek. The following post focuses on two perspectives: K.X, a young woman in insolation at Oak Creek and […] February 11, 2013
  • The Short List 2/8/13 via Just Kids Maryland: the Just Kids Storybank Blog  From Just Kids Maryland comes a new site and resource aimed at stopping Maryland youth from being automatically prosecuted as adults. Featuring kids talking about their experiences in the system, photos and more… The site is just getting started but let them know you are interested […] February 8, 2013
  • Both sides of the bars: the inmate and the director Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility is an all-female facility in Albany, Oregon. The only one in the state. Last month Richard Ross spent 12+ hours talking, photographing, and recording the people who live and work at Oak Creek. The following post focuses on two perspectives from both sides: K.Q, a young woman incarcerated at Oak […] February 6, 2013
  • Dealing with Youth Agression Oak Creek Youth Correctional Facility is an all-female facility in Albany, Oregon. The only one in the state. Last month I spent 12+ hours talking, photographing, and recording the people who live and work at Oak Creek. What follows is an excerpt of a conversation with Mike Riggan, the superintendent of Oak Creek, on maintaining […] February 4, 2013
  • The Short List 2/1/13  via the NY Times: ‘Richard Ross: Juvenile-in-Justice’ Holland Cotter reviews the Juvenile-in-Justice exhibition at Ronald Feldman Gallery (which runs until Feb. 16). His thoughts, “Conceptually, the show is a sobering trip down the dead-end street that is America’s prison system. Visually, it’s as gripping as any art around.” Read the review HERE.  a poem from the Beat […] February 1, 2013