Released on Feb 23, 2016
Dr. Courtney Robinson's father went to prison when she was just 6 months old and he was only 17. Her personal struggles of hardship and shame from having an incarcerated parent helped to shape her ... Read More
The Black and White of Race and Reentry
Laura Sovine and I have been examining issues of race and the criminal justice system both professionally and personally for more than a decade. Re-entry starts at entry. Therefore to understand how to intervene to improve outcomes for re-entry, one must understand the ... Read More
This institute is a a six week professional development that provides educators with the opportunity to explore culture in a meaningful way by grappling with topics such as educational histories, funds of knowledge, anti-racism, culturally relevant pedagogy and school discipline.
On December 4th I will present at the American Anthropological Association. The presentation is titled:
The Impact of Educational Policy: Brown V. Board, Zero Tolerance and the School to Prison Pipeline
My colleague and friend said "you will see your influence and our discussions all over it" and IT is a great article. If we don't talk to our children about racism and discrimination we are not preparing them to navigate or change the world