Issue 310: Criminal justice and the arts

  • Criminal justice and the arts

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    31 Jan 2018

    Arts organisations have worked quietly behind prison walls for decades, but recent government endorsement and high-profile partnerships are helping them gain some recognition, says Dora Dixon.

    At the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance (NCJAA) our aim is to ensure the arts are used within the criminal justice system as a springboard for positive change. Research that can be viewed on our Evidence Library website consistently demonstrates that our members’ work enables people to move forward in their lives and engage positively with society.

    It’s important to explore the opportunities for ‘normalising’ cultural activities for prisoners and pathways to education and... more

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