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
On Wednesday November 5, 2014 my biological father (Pastor Donald Bright, LPC) and I will be presenting at the 2nd Annual Vision Summit: Looking Toward the Future of Reentry. Our presentation will focus on our personal journey from incarceration to forgiveness to research and practice.
Session Title: A Family Affair: Finding Solutions to ... Read More
From October 9-11, 2014 I will be presenting a paper at the Association for Applied and Clinical Sociology (AACS) conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
The paper is entitled "Catching In: Reintegration Narratives of Formerly Incarcerated African American Males". It will discuss the varying factors of reintegration such as arrested development, prison education ... Read More