Standing in contrast to the traditional carceral system, a community justice center is a more restorative alternative. These centers aim to find peace between offenders, and send fewer people to jail, and connect individuals with resources for addressing mental health, substance abuse, and housing issues. Plans for a local community justice center have been in […]
Join Linda Ketcham, Executive Director of JustDane, on Monday, September 21 st at 7:00 p.m. for the next Access Hour. Her guests will be JustDane reentry peer specialist James Morgan, Just Bakery Coordinator Carmella Glenn and County Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner. They will be talking about the realities of our criminal justice system, racial disparities and […]
Tonight, this episode of the Perpetual Notion Machine looks into the field of forensic psychology. No, it’s not the glamorous and ingenious world portrayed by Hollywood programs like Making a Murderer and Criminal Minds. Simplistically, it’s just the intersection of psychology and the justice system, that is, taking the skills of psychology and applying it […]
The United States now has the largest incarcerated population in the world, with some 2.2 million Americans behind bars. We also boast the dubious honor of the highest global rate of incarceration: despite only having 5% of the world’s population, we have nearly 25% of the world’s total prisoners. In Wisconsin the racial disparities of […]
Dane County District Attorney Ismael Ozanne responds to the Young, Gifted and Black Coalition.
Madison Public Library artist in residence Victor Castro, a.k.a. USGathering, a.k.a. TetraPak man, takes us into the Dane County Juvenile Detention Center with his latest art project.