Through its Writing and Alumni Programs, IOW provides a continuum of care to youth and young adults who have been impacted by the criminal justice system both during and following their incarceration.more
THE RECIDIVISM CRISIS
According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, recidivism is defined as “a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior; especially: relapse into criminal behavior.”more
The lives of our alumni are filled with tragedies and triumphs that could be the subject of any riveting play or movie. This is no less true of Gloria Basulto.
Writing from the Core
I’m lucky. I teach a small class at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall on Saturday mornings with only a few students and a low turnover rate. One of my students has been in the class for over 6 months. Let’s call him Juan. more