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CBCS Hosts Discussion on the Effects on Incarceration on Offenders, Families & Communities

CBCS Hosts Discussion on the Effects on Incarceration on Offenders, Families & Communities

Experts from the University of South Florida and across the nation recently took part in a discussion hosted by USF's College of Behavioral & Community Sciences, on the effects of high levels of incarceration on offenders, their families and communities, at the University Area Community Development Corporation. Speakers at the October 28th event included, Mark Mauer, Executive Director of the sentencing project in Washington D.C.; Jamie Fader, a national expert on youth re-entry post-incarceration; Chris Simmons, a USF faculty member and expert on prison reform; and Carla Stover, a USF professor and developer of the evidenced-based practice "Fathers for Change." Read more...