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Eminem’s “The Monster” ricocheted off the cinder-block walls and worn linoleum floor at Sylmar’s Juvenile Hall.
InsideOUT Writers alums and guests talk with co-teachers Todd Rubenstein and Susy Sobel. Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
LOS ANGELES — The walls of California’s juvenile halls act as a barrier to a world most people will never experience or understand.
At the first Alumni Writers’ Retreat on November 23rd, I experienced true friendship and understanding from my fellow alumni. more
My name is Gloria Basulto and I’ve spent most of my childhood holidays incarcerated. During my last year of detention, I spent Easter, the Fourth of July, Halloween and Thanksgiving locked up.
InsideOUT Writers is honored to be a part of a community of organizations and individuals who are committed to transforming the juvenile justice system. This column highlights people who are making a difference. In this issue, Eliana Yoneda, IOW’s College Intern, shares how her recent trip to Africa reminded her of IOW.
“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