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This Place is Hell: Poetry & Art by Minnesota Youth Incarcerated

This collection provides a space and place for the voices of youth who are incarcerated to critically express their experiences related to the criminal justice system, school system, and their community. Grounded in hip-hop culture, the writing style throughout the series often reflects non-colonial English. The collection promotes social justice and critical thinking about education,… Read more »

Life Behind Barbed Wire: Poetry from New York Youth Incarcerated

A continuation of the Poetry Behind the Walls series, this collection provides a space and place for the voices of youth who are incarcerated to critically express their experiences related to the criminal justice system, school system, and their community. Grounded in Hip Hop culture, the writing style throughout the series often reflects non-colonial English…. Read more »

From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Edited by Anthony J. Nocella II, Priya Parmar, and David Stovall Date: 2014 _________________________________________________________________ The school-to-prison pipeline is a national concern, from the federal to local governments, and a leading topic in conversations in the field of urban education and juvenile justice. From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline is… Read more »

Let Me Lives: Voices of Youth Incarcerated

Poetry Behind the Walls Series (PBW), a project of Save the Kids, is one of the only ongoing series in the world that is dedicated to writings from youth who are incarcerated. REVIEWS “Let Me Live: Voices of Youth Incarcerated is an essential literary tool that can be used to help dismantle the larger systemic… Read more »