Author Archives: bmmcco13
In taking a look back over the span of this course, the first thing that comes to mind is how we able to do some groundbreaking work on an issue that really gets no love or attention. It was incredible … Continue reading
I really enjoyed meeting Shaka Senghor. Telling friends and family that I met and conversed with a man who killed someone at first was a shock to them. I dove right into his story when talking with these people, making … Continue reading
There are so many issues that a prisoner faces when he leaves his or her correctional facility. These challenges include housing, a source of income, transportation, rehab, and so on. I believe that the most important challenge to re-entry is … Continue reading
First of all, the group discussion that we had in the facility was unreal. Have you ever heard of college students and their professor sitting in a room with prisoners discussing how to make life better post jail time? I … Continue reading
In thinking about the justice system and criminals in general, I do have some preconceptions that have been shaped from media, TV, and simply my imagination. These preconceptions paint the picture of prison as perpetual and profoundly complex. I tend … Continue reading
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