Peace Studies Lecture: Educational and Restorative Justice–April 15!

Helen Coast Hayes Peace Lecture

A WVU Forum on Restorative and Educational Justice

April 15, 2015

7:30 Rhododendron Room, Mountainlair.

Two speakers will lead a conversation about higher ed in prisons & the school to prison pipeline. Please come & spread the word! 

Lori Pompa

Lori Pompa has been on the faculty of the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University since 1992. She is Founder and Director of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program. As a Soros Justice Senior Fellow, Lori Pompa developed Inside-Out into a national model of transformative pedagogy. She has taken more than 7,000 students into prisons and has worked with men and women inside prison since 1985. She also served as Director of the College of Liberal Arts Office of Experiential Learning.

Jacqueline Roebuck Sakho

Jacqueline Roebuck Sakho is Managing Partner at The Restorative Justice Group for Critical Community Engagement in Pittsburgh. She founded the organization in 2008 with a mission to improve the culture and conditions of schools. From 2013-14, she served as the Heinz Fellow for the Canevin Center for Social Justice at Duquesne University. She has worked as a victim outreach specialist in capital cases, serving as a liaison between the defense team and surviving family members of the victim.

Written by Appalachian Prison Book Project

The Appalachian Prison Book Project (APBP) is a nonprofit organization based in Morgantown, WV. APBP sends free books to people imprisoned in six states in the Appalachian region: West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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