Inmates at Berkshire County Jail use reading to reunite with their children Berkshire Eagle "That's huge, just knowing my son can see me when he wants," Williams said, during an interview in the library of the county jail.
Elissa Cooper's insight:
Not a juvenile detention center library/program, but I wanted to keep this organization in mind.
Expansion helps bring 'proper library' to Byron youth detention facility Contra Costa Times Resident Chris is like many at the facility who start by looking at picture books, then work toward reading into young adult fiction books and finally novels.
The juvenile justice system was designed to empower its decisionmakers with a wide grant of discretion in hopes of better addressing youth in a more individualistic and holistic, and therefore more effective, manner.
Across L.A., juvenile-detention centers, schools, and libraries have fallen in love with his program. But scientists say .... On Marshall's call, the boys pound out a basic rhythm with their hands, using a book as a drum.
At the South Bay House of Correction, the men in Anthony D’Aries’s literacy class are old enough to be his father, who was an Army cook in Vietnam before returning home to a career behind a deli counter.
Actor Hill Harper tries to help boys in Maryland juvenile treatment Cecil Whig His latest book was pre-released to the Victor Cullen library in mid-October so that the youth could read it before Harper's visit.
He would have read every book in that facility's library had it not been for the paperback donations that arrived each month. I think those saved him. I know they helped saved me. I clerked for two civilian employee prison ...
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette Area woman earns recognition Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission has named Connie Kaiser, longtime superintendent of the Champaign County Juvenile Detention Center, as...
The second library system I worked for opened a small satellite library in the local Juvenile Detention facility. Teens between the ... I would promote the books we had in the collection there, fiction and non-fiction titles.
Juvenile detention down sharply in Pima County Arizona Daily Star Unused living units have been transformed into a branch of the Pima County Public Library, a computer lab and more space for the center's medical unit.
Four Castlewood High School students likely began their stay in the Highlands Juvenile Detention Center with a strip search and swapping their street clothes for a set of prison-orange coveralls and slippers.