To keep our community updated on what's new, The Inside-Out Center has launched a newsletter to be circulated on the first of each month. The Inside-Out Newsletter serves to recap the previous month's events, share Inside-Out stories, and promote upcoming opportunities to get involved.
(Vol 2., No. 1)
The first newsletter in our second volume recaps our December 14th, 2021 Zoom session – 'A Celebration of Voices: Inspiring Stories From the Inside-Out' – led by panelists Jesse Dorsz (Maryland), April Lee (Philly), Kenny Matthews (West Virginia), Giovanni Reid (Philly), and Joe Schwartz (Philly) and moderated by Inside-Out Alumni and Staff, John Pace. Also in this issue – we share new data released from the Prison Policy Initiative showing how inadequate, uneven, and unsustained policy changes have been in regards to prisons, jails, probation, and parole. Announcements about social media and 2022 trainings can be found inside, as well as a memorial announcement for Ella Turenne – a centerpiece of our program for a long time who has left her handprint on it in countless ways.
(Vol 1., No. 10)
The tenth and final installment of our newsletter in 2021 highlights Temple University student-athletes participating in an Inside-Out workshop, a recent Zoom session in which formerly incarcerated panelists discussed their involvement with the program, graphics showing Inside-Out's growth in 2021, and more!
(Vol 1., No. 9)
The ninth newsletter in this volume recaps our 'Reimagining Justice' event held in October featuring District Attorney Larry Krasner, and provides a link to watch the panel discussion. Additionally, the University of North Texas announces the launch of an Inside-Out program; Charles Bell, assistant professor of criminal justice sciences at Illinois State University announces the release of his new book, Suspended: Punishment, Violence, and the Failure of School Safety; Barrett, The Honors College, at Arizona State University highlights their Inside-Out Men and Feminism course; and Pitzer College shares exciting student success stories from their Inside-Out Pathway-to-BA program.
(Vol 1., No. 8)
Our eighth newsletter highlights Inside-Out's film screening event 'Reimagining Justice', trained instructors working to develop the framework to form the first prison education network in Mexico, Pitzer College's 'Pathway-to-BA' program based on Inside-Out curriculum, and a partnership launching the second edition of The Journal of Women and Criminal Justice.
(Vol 1., No. 7)
Volume seven of the Inside-Out Newsletter updates about the success of Inside-Out's virtual training institutes, as well as virtual classes being held at Arcadia, Drexel, Gwynedd Mercy, LaSalle, Saint Joseph’s, Swarthmore, and Temple Universities. Also included in this issue: A memorial piece remembering beloved community member Marc Trice, The recently published article, Inside-Out: Bringing Law Students Face-to-Face With Injustice by Romie Griesmer, and Inside-Out Podcast Episode #12 with guest host Morgan Mifflin interviewing Christopher Lee Lamoureux.
(Vol 1., No. 6)
The sixth installment of the Inside-Out Newsletter discusses Inside-Out courses running during the pandemic, such as a USC Dornsife course on memoir writing and a virtual program run through Pace University. Also included in this issue: a Sentencing Project Report featuring Inside-Out staff member John Pace, a VIU Inside-Out member announced as the recipient of this year's Lieutenant Governor’s Medal, and a graphic identifying 14 states with the highest percentages of the whole community of educators who have taken the Inside-Out training.
(Vol 1., No. 5)
Our fifth newsletter reveals an exciting announcement: Inside-Out has a new website design! Also included is an article discussing our first International Zoom session held on June 10th, 2021, an article by Jy’Aire Smith-Pennick discussing the importance of programs inside, an infographic showing the growth of Inside-Out over the years, and more.
(Vol 1., No. 4)
The fourth newsletter includes quite a number of features, including a very exciting story about Pitzer College’s new Inside-Out Pathway-to-BA Program, as well as pieces about our Zoom session on racism and a Zoom class focused on race, class, and gender. Additionally, we have included a poem from one of our instructors – the first of, we hope, many literary contributions to grace our newsletter.
(Vol 1., No. 3)
This third newsletter includes a piece on a special presentation that Inside-Out made at the Association of American Law School’s 2021 Conference, as well as several links to programs, events, and articles of interest to those in the Inside-Out network.
(Vol 1., No. 2)
Our second newsletter features pieces on the involvement of formerly incarcerated Inside-Out alumni in instructor trainings, a virtual women’s re-entry simulation, a graph of Inside-Out instructors by discipline, and a number of links to other interesting articles.
(Vol 1., No. 1)
Introducing our inaugural monthly newsletter, which we hope folks will read, contribute to, and forward onto others. This issue includes a piece on a Zoom that we held on Healthcare and Prisons, as well as other program announcements.