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  • “In my country people play like that.” This is my first time I detention. I’ve been here 5 months because my attorney said I need to see a special doctor. I’m from Norwalk. I live with my mom, who’s a babysitter, stepdad, who’s a mechanic, and three step brothers. I don’t know my real dad. I’m in eighth grade. No there’s no […] September 17, 2014
  • [Featured Organization] Prison Arts Coalition The Prison Arts Coalition is an awesome national network of people making art in and around the American prison system. PAC provides support and guidance  to people who are interested in developing prison arts programs or people looking to support incarcerated and formerly incarcerated artists. This week we interviewed Wendy Jason, PAC Manager, on PAC’s roots, the […] May 20, 2013
  • Juvenile In Justice in the Guardian UK This last Saturday the Guardian ran a six-page piece on the work in their weekend edition. See the entire spread below, or Download a PDF here. Also, visit the Guardian online to see “Children behind bars: US young offenders interactive.” Big thanks to the marvelous Kate Edwards, picture editor, for her dedication in bringing this […] November 13, 2012
  • Silverware Most, if not all facilities in the US have juveniles eating with plastic-ware or a “spork.” Here at Burnaby Youth Custody Services in Vancouver, each unit has ten juveniles and they eat with knife, fork and spoon. February 22, 2012
  • Canadian Views The view from Canada. You understand more of the U.S. system by looking at a few systems outside the US. We visited Vancouver, Canada and spoke to the juveniles and administrators to see another POV. February 13, 2012