In this module, we will review course material and discuss the myriad issues concerning our correctional facilities – jails and prisons – and the experiences of those connected to these institutions.
By the end of the module, you will:
- Understand the difference between jails and prisons
- Be knowledgable of the challenges facing these facilities and the people connected to them (staff and those who are incarcerated)
- Understand and describe the collateral consequences associated with mass incarceration efforts
- Consider the pathway of prison abolition