Oral History, Restorative Justice and Youth Impacted by the Criminal Justice System (APA2147.02)

Alisa Del Tufo

Bennington County has the highest rate of incarceration in the State of Vermont. Why is this and how does this impact the community and those caught up in the criminal justice system? More importantly, what can be done to change the way the criminal justice system comes into contact with and treats youth? In this class we will discuss how participatory methods such as oral history and participatory research can help to move the needle on these important issues.

Prerequisites: None.
Credits: 2
M 12:10pm - 2:00pm; W 12:10pm - 2:00pm (second seven weeks)
Maximum Enrollment: 20
Course Frequency:
This course is categorized as 2000, Advancement of Public Action, Alisa Del Tufo, All courses, Monday and/or Thursday Afternoons, Second Seven Week, Two Credit, Updates, Wednesday Afternoons.