Rachel Boccio is a teacher, scholar, writer, and prison abolitionist. Her work is in nineteenth-century American literature, freedom studies, and restorative justice pedagogy. Rachel has taught English and American literature at John R. Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire, Connecticut since 1998.
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Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Leaping Beyond the Prison Walls
In the first week of February, thirteen students—all incarcerated adolescents serving time in an adult correctional facility—gather to think through a provocative question posed to them by Naomi Klein, one of the authors of the Leap Manifesto : “Is there anything in this broad vision of a justice-...