Webinar: Trauma-informed Design: Transforming Correctional Design for Justice Reform

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Cowart Trauma Informed Partnership on 2/6/2021

The panel addressed how trauma is often a pathway to criminalized behavior, and the real consequences of the prison environment on human biology, which results in lasting impacts on offenders. Highlighting the fact that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are more at risk for experiencing multiple traumas in their lives, and have significantly higher incarceration rates, the panel recommended a restorative justice approach for the future.