Knock Knock: My Dad’s Dream for Me
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by Daniel Beaty Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2013. Grades K-3 The daily Knock Knock ritual between a father…
Criminal Justice, Restorative Justice, Prisons, and Mass Incarceration Global Issues Guide
Global Issues Guides
Find books, articles, videos, lesson plans and more related to criminal justice issues to help you teach and/or learn more…
I Am a Taxi
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Diego lives in a cell in an overcrowded prison in Bolivia, with his mother and baby sister. Diego’s parents, who…
Can Entertainment Lead to Prison Change?
Four years ago I wrote a blog post titled “What Is Prison For?” Prison was on my mind because I’d…
A Culture of Throw-Away Kids: Juveniles in the U.S. Justice System
Screenshot image copyright Juvenile in Justice. Recently a 6-year-old kindergartner was arrested and put in handcuffs for throwing a tantrum…
A Prison Without Bars Reminds Us We Can Change Entrenched Systems
Image courtesy of randy OHC via Creative Commons. For my blog post today, I’m sharing a recent post I wrote…
What Will Future Generations Condemn Us For? How We Educate Our Children
In his excellent op-ed in the Washington Post, Princeton professor, Kwame Anthony Appiah, imagines what future generations will condemn us…
Bringing Third-Side Thinking to Criminal Justice
Recently there was a news story about some Taiwanese police who arrested a man for stealing a bicycle. But, when…
Humane Issues in the News…
Each week we post links to news about humane education & humane living, and items connected to humane issues, from…
What Is Prison For?
Why is the U.S. prison population not only the highest in the world, but with 5% of the world’s population,…