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I'll Be Contributing To The Marshall Project

Jerome at 15. © Zora Murff

Hey y’all. You might have heard about the launch of The Marshall Project, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization covering America’s criminal justice system. 303 more words


"Sending Some Love" Holiday Book Recording Project

The Center for Educational Excellence in Alternative Settings is promoting “Sending Some Love: Holiday Book-Recording Project.”  Children record themselves reading a book aloud, and the book and recording will then be sent to a younger child — whether a sibling or a child  at a daycare center or other setting.   70 more words



Trans is one of those grim, gloomy low budget indies, heavy on atmospherics, light on dialogue, light on conventional storylines, with mediocre acting and occasional forays into the surreal or artsy, and requiring plenty of inference or guesswork to get inside the characters and at times to even figure out what’s going on. 708 more words


Young Brothers Subjected to Incarceration, But Defined by Family Love


Isadora Kosofsky insists her project Vinny and David is not centered in narratives of incarceration.

“It is,” she says, “about a family and the battle between love and loss.” 1,702 more words


People Are Already Being Released From Detention Because Of California’s Ballot Initiative

By: Nicole Flatow

On Tuesday, California passed a ballot initiative to reclassify a number of non-violent offenses from felonies to misdemeanors. And on Thursday, at least six kids were released from juvenile detention in San Diego as a result. 358 more words


COSTAATT Use of Force Seminar.

On 30th October, 2014 the College of Science, Technology and Applied Arts of Trinidad and Tobago (COSTAATT) staged the final of its 2014 public seminars. The seminar focused on the thorny issue of “use of force” by persons in the Police and Prisons Services of Trinidad and Tobago. 483 more words

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