PROGRAMS

Breakingthecycle

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

recidivism

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

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT

Gloria Basulto

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.

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    VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT

    Look Inside

    Gary Gilbert
     
    “I’m not a writer,” she said.
     
    She was only fifteen, a quiet girl in a spirited unit, and like so many other students I had taught, her eyes seemed to have enough sadness for an entire lifetime. more

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      THE WRITERS’ CORNER

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      Check out the latest and greatest news at IOW!

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      IN DEPTH

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      If you want to know our students, read their words and you will hear their voices.

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