interview / Juvenile Justice / Save the Kids / School to Prison Pipeline

Nocella Interview with Scholars’ Circle & The Insighters

This week on the Scholars’ Circle & The Insighters: Last year brought many vital issues out into the open. Storms such as Hurricane Sandy for example heightened awareness of climate change. What might we see develop in 2013? We are joined by Sarah Van Gelder co-founder and executive editor of YES! Then we spend the … Continue reading

Activism and Social Movements / Call for Papers / call for submissions / Journal / Juvenile Justice / Transformative Justice and Studies / Transformative Justice Journal

Transformative Justice Journal (TJJ) Is Looking for Submissions

The Transformative Justice Journal (TJJ), founded in 2012, is an online, open-source, and peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting transformative justice. As an academic-activist journal, TJJ was developed out of scholarly and community dialogues around promoting social justice community-based alternatives to both the retributive and utilitarian punishment models used by criminal justice systems, which victimize offenders … Continue reading

anti-racism / Critical Criminology / Critical Race Theory / critical urban education / Juvenile Justice / Prison Industrial Complex / Prisons, Torture, and Death Penalty / Social Justice Education / Twin Cities Save the Kids / Youth Violence

Twin Cities STK Gets in the Spokesman-Recorder

reposted from Spokesman-Recorder. Deconstructing the school-to-prison pipeline Volunteers seek alternatives to locking up kids By Jamal Denman Contributing Writer Save the Kids is an all-volunteer national organization that started in New York in 2009. Most of the people involved have been personally impacted by the criminal justice system through themselves or close friends or family … Continue reading