• “No one could see that I was suffocating.” I’ve been coming here since I was 11. I am in for a DV with my mom. I thought when I first came here that jails were like I saw on TV. But this place they are not here to hurt us but to help us. It’s really cool. I first came here when I […] March 11, 2015
  • Dreaming of the Mountain Top “We have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it.” 45 years ago yesterday Martin Luther King Jr. delivered “I’ve been to the mountaintop,” his final speech, to a crowd at the Mason Temple in Memphis Tennessee. Todd Chretien writes on the socialistworker.org, “Each time I listen to it, I stop, I’m captivated, […] April 4, 2013
  • The Short List 12/21/12 via the New York Times: “Prison Could Be Productive” This week, The Times Room for Debate section brings together experts and advocates in the field of criminal justice and prison law to discuss the following: “Given that most inmates will one day be released, how should incarceration change to prepare people to rejoin the outside […] December 21, 2012
  • Featured in the New York Times Yesterday, my image of a restraint chair at Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center in Wisconsin was featured in the NY Times alongside an article about the reforms being made to the juvenile justice system in Shelby County, Tennessee. The piece, by Kim Severson, details an ongoing federal investigation which revealed a system that was treating kids […] December 19, 2012