May 16 2016

Instead of Jail… Dispatches From the Inside #1

This week is the National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth. During this week, I am pleased to feature work by incarcerated young people at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC) who participate in the Free Write Jail Arts and Literacy Program.

To kick us off, here is a poem by a young person named Tyreece.

Tyreece - The Spirit of My Life