Sex offenses

Breaking the cycle of trauma and prison

(Please note: the following blog post contains the reflections of formerly incarcerated people in their own words, and it covers material that is emotionally sensitive such as rape and gun violence.)   Daniel Jones’ life changed forever when his parents separated when he was just a young boy. Up to then, he felt secure and [...]

Day of Empathy 2020: What Can It Mean for You?

I walked into my first Day of Empathy event nearly four years ago feeling terrified, socially averse and embarrassed. I was ashamed and had been shamed. I had only recently completed my three years of incarceration and a bit more than two years of parole and probation. The memory of being paraded, in a bright [...]

CAPPS to cohost guest lectures by author Professor Marie Gottschalk April 13-14 at UofM, MSU

CAPPS is joining with the Ford School of Public Policy and Michigan State University to host two guest lectures by Prof. Marie Gottschalk, the widely acclaimed author of “Caught: The prison state and the lockdown of American politics”. Professor Gottschalk is a professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania. A former editor and journalist, [...]

2018-04-04T14:59:01-04:00February 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Reentry, Sex offenses, Topics|Tags: |