Media

Breaking Down the Walls
Interview with Dr. Kym Mclaren, Philosphy Department, Ryerson University and Lorraine, Walls to Bridges alumni, Ryerson Today,  December 19, 2017

Philosophy in Prison
Radio interview with two Walls to Bridges Alumni and Matt Galloway, Metro Morning, CBC Radio, December 5, 2017

Listening to the Truth of Myself: A Letter from Inside/Out Prison Exchange
Denise, Walls to Bridges alumni from Grand Valley Institution for Women, Centre for Courage & Renewal, December 9, 2014

Turning ideas about crime and imprisonment inside out
Article about Laurier students and students in prison taking classes together, The Waterloo Region Record, March 3, 2014

Learning to Speak from My Soul
Jodi Rouah, Walls to Bridges alumni on the Impact of Parker Palmer’s work in W2B classes, Centre for Courage & Renewal, April 3, 2013

Deep Meets Deep at the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program
Shoshana and Lorraine on the Impact of Parker Palmer’s work in W2B classes, Centre for Courage & Renewal, November 14, 2012

Going to Prison
Article about W2B at Wilfrid Laurier University, The Cord, February 28, 2012

Women See the Other Side
Article about the first class at Grand Valley Institution for Women,  The Toronto Star, December 27, 2011

Scholarship about Walls to Bridges

Social Justice Praxis within the Walls to Bridges Program: Pedagogy of Oppressed Federally Sentenced Women

Fayter, R. (2016). Social justice praxis within the Walls to Bridges program: Pedagogy of oppressed federally sentenced women. Journal of Prisoners on Prisons, 25(2), 56-71.

Building Bridges: Experiential and Integrative Learning in a Canadian Women’s Prison

Pollack, S. (2016). Building bridges: Experiential and integrative learning in a Canadian women’s prison. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 36(5), 503-518.

Complicity & Redemption: Beyond the Insider/Outsider Research Dichotomy

Pollack, S., & Eldridge, T. (2016). Complicity and redemption: Beyond the insider/outsider research dichotomy. Social Justice, 42(2), 132.

Experiencing the Inside-Out Program in Maximum-Security Prison

Freitas, M, McCauley, B. & Kish, N. (2014). Experiencing the Inside-Out program in a maximum security prison. In G. Balfour & E. Comack. (Eds.). Criminalizing women: Gender and (in)justice in neo-liberal times (2nd ed.). Halifax; Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.

Liberation from University Education: A Lesson in Humility for a Helper

Larson, A. (2013). Liberation from university education: A lesson in humility for a helper. In S. Davis & B. Roswell (Eds), Turning teaching inside out: A pedagogy of transformation for community-based education (pp. 63 – 69). Palgrave: New York.

Reports

Walls to Bridges: Report on the Impacts on Students

Shoshana Pollack, 2016