Steve Lilienthal argues the GU Pivot program should be demonstrated in other schools throughout the U.S.
Content categorized as Incarceration
Artist/Vendor Gerald Anderson recounts his experiences getting arrested in New Orleans.
An opinion piece detailing author Levester Green’s opinions on the voting system and its flaws.
Laticia Brock describes her time living in “Tent City” and the experiences she shared with the people she lived with.
Robert Williams invites readers to imagine themselves as homeless and to consider the challenges they would face.
A report released Feb. 26 by the Office of the D.C. Auditor and the Council for Court Excellence documents serious shortcomings in the D.C. Department of Behavioral Health, including instances in which staff without formal forensic training made decisions regarding patients’ competency to stand trial and their criminal responsibility for the charges they face.
Guns have affected my life in many ways. Guns tend to put hate, trauma, fear and unforgiveness in the human conscience.
The American Civil Liberties Union D.C. filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Marshals Service for an eviction that occurred in June 2015, where marshals entered the home of a woman with weapons drawn and evicted her and her twelve-year-old daughter.
Street Sense Media Vendor Aida Peery interviews Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) about jobs, homelessness, the housing crisis, health care, incarceration and more.
A description of the McKinney-Vento Awards and the law behind them.
Charlton Battle talks about his recent return to StreetSense.
Orion Donovan-Smith discusses the two bills introduced in the DC Council which seek to aid people reentering society after being incarcerated, and the experiences of those who have experienced that reentry.
A short poem about the power of writing.
The story of Franklin park and a man who sells hot dogs there.
The Service to Justice conference discussed prison reentry and the difficulty involved.
Not everyone realized the MLK march wasn’t just about freedom – we have that now. What we need today, in hopes of another 50 years, is a better justice system for men and women of color.
Jeffery McNeil talks about Trevon Martin and the issue of race on a broader scale.
know we are not supposed to discuss the topic. But I will, because George Zimmerman’s acquittal left a bitter taste in many Americans’ mouths.
Aida Perry talks about a very horrible experience she had with the legal system.
Lester L. Benjamin talks about his experiences with spirituality and Street Sense.