Relevant Links

Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work


The Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work strives to enhance human well-being and promote human rights and social and economic justice.

Institute for Research on Poverty


IRP researches the causes and consequences of poverty and inequality in the United States. 

Justice Lab


The justice lab focuses on ending/reducing racial, economic, and health disparities by critically examining the causes of spatial inequality.

Center for Law, Society, and Justice


The Center for Law, Society, and Justice (CLSJ) houses two interdisciplinary undergraduate programs related to law, legal institutions, and criminal justice: the Legal Studies major and the Criminal Justice Certificate.

JustDane 


JustDane (previously Madison-area Urban Ministry) is private, non-profit agency that offers an array of direct service programs for individuals and families involved in the criminal justice system.

The Pathfinder Network


The Pathfinder Network provides justice system-impacted individuals and families the tools and support they need to be safe and thrive in their communities.

Promote Smart Decarceration Grand Challenge


The Grand Challenges for Social Work, the flagship program of the American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare (AASWSW), is a groundbreaking initiative to champion social progress powered by science.

Kids With Incarcerated Parents


Research updates and insights on blog posts written by UW Professor Julie Poehlmann-Tynan, a child clinical psychologist who studies child and family health disparities and well-being from an interdisciplinary perspective, her students, and her colleagues.

The Literacy Link


The Literacy Link brings evidence-informed literacy and learning opportunities to young children with parents or caregivers involved in local correctional systems.