The power of art for healing and rehabilitation

As is often our practice, I invited Kevin into the space with me and he was able to participate by phone in the panel, which focused on Art as Healing, Justice, and Peace. We were joined by writing instructors and advocates in a conversation about art and its liberating role in our system of incarceration.

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Stillwater prison conditions are perpetuating pain

Although the Department of Corrections has said it has returned to ā€œmodified operationsā€ at the Stillwater prison, family members report hearing from their incarcerated family of still very restricted activity and limited access to nutrition, rehabilitative programs, and the social interaction that promotes overall wellbeing.

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ā€˜Not For Human Consumptionā€™ – What are they feeding the inmates in our prisons?

A biweekly column in which various contributors from both sides of prison walls explore common ground for effecting change. While conducting interviews with formerly incarcerated men for a community-based research …

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