Humanize the Numbers

Postcards received from inmates provide a window into prisons

Postcards received from inmates provide a window into prisons

Documentary theater and drawing students’ collaboration, Fall 2015

Documentary theater students craft scripts addressing the impact of incarceration on families and drawing students respond to the scripts, Fall 2015

Winter 2016 Printmaking

Infographic prints from a collaboration between CAPPS and printmaking students, Winter 2016

Fall 2015 Photography Workshop

Photographs from the Humanize the Numbers photography workshop at Thumb Correctional Facility, Fall 2015

Fall 2016 Photography Workshop

Photographs from the Humanize the Numbers photography workshop at Thumb Correctional Facility, Fall 2016

Inside-Out Comes to University of Michigan- Ann Arbor!

Inside-Out Comes to University of Michigan- Ann Arbor! Inside-Out is a national program that brings together incarcerated men and women with college students to study as peers. Participants are challenged to deepen and transform their understanding of crime, justice, freedom, inequality, and other issues of social concern through a variety of academic disciplinary fields. The University of Michiga ...[Read More]

Old is New Again: Alternative Methods of Execution in the United States

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On April 17, Oklahoma adopted a new method of execution as a backup for lethal injection when Gov. Mary Fallin (R) signed a bill to allow nitrogen-induced hypoxia. This is the third state to approve an alternative to lethal injection: Utah passed a bill allowing death by firing squad and Tennessee did the same with the electric chair. Why are states reverting to these archaic methods? With a short ...[Read More]