But ask yourself: Is how you’re living rehabilitative? Feeling disconnected from the people you love, feeling purposeless, feeling like an inconsequential speck in big governmental systems that have a lot to say and no ears to listen, chaos and danger your primary compatriots — does this feel like rehabilitation?
Great article, Angelica. I especially like this paragraph and in our judgment of incarcerated people in society, who are especially vulnerable at this time. Some of the students I teach have been locked up, and they’ve very bright kids that unfortunately society has turned its back on.