restorative justice, jamaican style
upon hearing the phrase above, plenty of folks would probably imagine guns rather than computer labs, but there is a movement afoot to change all that, beginning in one of the best places to begin if one wants to rehabilitate a society--its prisons. (we'd do well to start there here, too. but maybe JA can serve as a beacon.)
hear more about it tomorrow night at harvard law school, when kevin wallen, the man largely responsible for the progressive strides at tower street and south camp, will join courtney kazembe and "corrections expert" rubin "hurricane" carter (!) to discuss the project, its goals, and its underlying philosophy.