Lab members Jasmyne Short And Genevieve Grade each present at the Undergraduate Research Symposium. Dr.Charles receives mentor award, read more in link below! https://ugradsymposium.wisc.edu/mentor-awards/
Lab member Jasmyne Short hosts the first event "Alternatives to Incarceration" for the UW-Madison Criminal Justice Reform Network in collaboration with MOSES and the Criminal Justice Reform Action Team.
Dr. Charles organizes a symposium at the Society for Social Work and Research annual conference entitled, “Advancing the Goals of Smart Decarceration: Lessons from an Examination of Policies That Affect Individuals with Criminal Justice Involvement”
Luke Muentner, Ph.D. presents at the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management conference in a symposium entitled, “Assessing and Building the Evidence Base on Reentry: What's Known, What’s Needed, and What's Next?”
Dr. Charles presents at the Wisconsin Legislative Children’s Caucus at the Wisconsin State Capitol in a presentation entitled, “Supporting incarcerated parents and their children: Use of evidence from Parenting Inside Out to inform research and practice efforts in Wisconsin”
The Isthmus reports on incarcerated fathers’ experiences in a jail-based parenting program that the lab oversees in their article “Parental guidance- Dane County hopes to help inmates be better parents”
Wisconsin State Journal article, “Cycles of incarceration hit African Americans, children especially hard” highlights the need for work that the lab is doing in supporting fathers incarcerated at the Dane County Jail
Dr. Charles attends The National Institute of Corrections in collaboration with the Bureau of Justice Assistance presented "Building Partnerships & Innovative Practices" as part of an ongoing webinar series from the Family Connections Project