Podcasts & Interviews
last updated 5-16-2022
Kentucky is one of four states participating in the program, and Carrie Pettus-Davis, an associate professor at Florida State University, is leading the project. "Communities really haven't yet stepped up to take ownership of welcoming people back home, and making sure that there's the infrastructure in place to make people successful," she states. Pettus-Davis says many communities still expect corrections departments to solve re-entry and rehabilitation issues, although these institutions are not equipped to do so.
Reverend Don Tolliver interviews FAMU Sociology Professor, Dr. Keith Parker and Annie Grier, the Director of Community Partnerships and Training at IJRD to discuss the impact of mass incarceration, the needs of individuals leaving prisons and jails and returning home, and highlight the upcoming Re-entry Stakeholders' Symposium (Oct 11-12, 2018). Click here for details on the event.
In the third segment of "By Any Means Necessary" Eugene and Sean are joined by Dr. Carrie Pettus-Davis, Associate Professor, Florida State University and Founding Director of the Institute for Justice Research and Development to talk about the high rates of trauma among America's prison population, the needs of returning citizens beyond employment, and how to provide proper emotional and social support for those who were once incarcerated. Interview begins at 36:04
The Brown School is providing national leadership on the Grand Challenges. Michael Sherraden, the George Warren Brown Distinguished University Professor, is co-chair of the Grand Challenges Executive Committee, and provides a webinar overview of the Grand Challenges.
Annie Grier, MSW, is a project manager at the Brown School’s Center for Social Development (CSD), where her work focuses on reversing mass incarceration in the United States. Associate Professor Carrie Pettus-Davis and Grier’s research originated at the Brown School and will be continuing at Florida State University. Pettus-Davis is also a faculty director within CSD.
Joe Madison speaks with Washington University Professors Carrie Pettus-Davis & Michael McLaughlin about their research on the true cost of mass incarceration.