Here’s what we’re reading this month in the office!
Something Much Greater At Stake, by Michelle Alexander
Nearly Half of All Women in Jail Are Disabled, by Rebecca Vallas for The Nation
States Consider Restorative Justice as Alternative to Mass Incarceration, by Rebecca Beitsch for PBS News Hour
Reimagining Yoga: Holistic Wellness, Social Connection, and Spiritual Revitalization, by Carol Horton for Yoga International
Chief Justice Vows to Change ‘Traumatic’ Court Process for Transgender Children, by Josie Taylor for ABC News
The Netherlands Have a Strange Problem: Empty Prisons, by Adam Taylor for the Washington Post
And because it’s almost election time, Political Poison and Collective Trauma, by Michael Meade for Mosaic Voices
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Who Am I? My name is Arthur Padilla. I have been working and breathing the nonprofit world, trauma-informed practices, and dismantling systems of racism and oppression since the beginning of the HIV epidemic.
Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS) has stated that Washington is in the midst of a mental health crisis and the demand for all forms of mental health services far outweighs the available resources. There is no place where this seems to be more...