Teaching Artist Spotlight: Ann Bracken

JAC recently spoke with Ann Bracken, an artist, poet, and author of three collections: The Altar of Innocence, No Barking in the Hallways: Poems from the Classroom and Once You’re Inside: Poetry Exploring Incarceration. Ann also serves as a contributing editor for Little Patuxent Review, and is a co-facilitator for the Wilde Readings Poetry Series …

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Guest Blog: Dorothy Maraglino – A New Approach To Crime Prevention

by Dorothy Maraglino A New Approach To Crime Prevention Since the dawn of civilization, society has struggled to keep law and order. Modern times herald "tough on crime" campaigns. Society increasingly locks away offenders and even kills them at an alarming rate. Once a prisoner is released, society limits anyone who has been convicted of …

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Inside & Out Exhibition Spotlight: Sandra Miller and Cherie Hacker

For a deeper look at some of the incredible pieces in JAC’s inaugural online exhibition,  Inside & Out: Photorealists to Minimalists, JAC spoke with featured artists Sandra Miller and Cherie Hacker. Amid growing calls for transformative justice and the abolition of our country’s criminal legal system, artists can play a unique role in envisioning and implementing …

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