March 16, 2017

Illness as Metaphor, Native American Identity, and the Hidden Self

In this podcast, longtime Herstory Writers Workshop participant Pat Gorman, of Lakota descent, reads from the beginning of her completed book-length memoir Red Medicine, sharing a scene that takes place...

February 16, 2016

Amid the ongoing controversy over policies and practices in criminal justice, we wonder, what is justice and how can we achieve it for all? Policing and criminal justice activism have long been at odds, and although it has been slow in coming, that trend is changing. I...

July 27, 2014

In this program, we focus on the plight of prisoners and detainees in New York State held in isolated confinement, where people are contained in a cell for 22 to 24 hours a day. That confinement has been found to be both inhumane and unconstitutional. The United Nation...

July 16, 2014

In this program, we focus on the public awareness campaign to Raise the Age in New York State. The campaign is working towards raising the age of criminal responsibility, ending the practice of housing children in adult jails and prisons, and ensuring that children in...

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