Criminal Justice

Example: The Prison Creative Arts Project, Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Prison Creative Arts Project’s mission is to collaborate with incarcerated adults, incarcerated youth, urban youth and the formerly incarcerated to strengthencommunity through creative expression.

The Prison Creative Arts Prjocet believes that everyone has the capacity to create art. Art is necessary for individual and societal growth, connection and survival. It should be accessible to everyone. The values that guide PCAP’s process are respect, collaboration in which vulnerability, risk, and improvisation lead to discovery and resilience, persistence, patience, love and laughter. PCAP makes possible spaces in and from which the voices and visions of the incarcerated can be expressed.

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