Dr. Sue Wortmann opens her Women and Crime class to campus Wednesday afternoon to help us learn about women in the justice system.
Who: Ruth Karlsson Released and Restored and guest
Topic: After Prison, Then What?
When and Where: October 28; Smith Curtis Room 142; 2:40-3:50
Meet Ruth Karlsson, founder and Executive Director of Release and Restored and learn about her non-profit organization’s role in enabling resilience after prison (and inside).
Hear a first-hand account of the experience of incarceration, resilience, and coping. (Ruth will bring a guest who is currently or formerly in the justice system).
Understand challenges that incarcerated women face in the system
Understand challenges that incarcerated women face upon re-entry
Understand incarcerated and released women’s’ methods of resilience and coping
Understand opportunities to work with Released and Restored.