Recommended Resources

Books We're Reading

Davis, A. (2016). Freedom is a constant struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the foundations of a movement. Chicago, IL: Haymarket Books.

Ireland, S., & Lynn, C. (2017). Becoming Ms. Burton: From prison to recovery to leading the fight for incarcerated women. New York, NY: The New Press.
 

Kendi, I. X. (2016). Stamped from the beginning: The definitive history of racist ideas in America. New York, NY: Nation Books.

Meiners, E. (2016). For the children: Protecting innocence in a carceral state. Minneapolis, MN: The University of Minnesota Press.

Pranis, K. (2005). The little book of circle processes: A new/old approach to peacemaking. New York, NY: Good Books.

Rankine, C. (2014). Citizen: An American lyric. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press.

Ross, R. (2015). Girls in justice. The Image of Justice.
 
Ross, R. (2012). Juvenile in justice. Richard Ross Photography.
 
Shalaby, C. (2017). Troublemakers: Lessons in Freedom from Young Children at School. New York, NY: The New Press.
 
Sojoyner, D. M. (2016). First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
 
Vaught, S. E. (2017). Compulsory: Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.
 
Winn, M. T. (forthcoming). Justice on both sides. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Educational Press.
 
Zehr, H. (2015). Changing lenses: Restorative Justice for our times (25th ed.). Harrisonburg, VA: Herald Press.

 

Podcasts We're Listening To

Alexander, M., Burton, S., & Goodman, A. (2017, May 19.) Repair the damage from the drug war. Democracy Now! Podcast. Podcast retrieved from www.democracynow.org

Gladwell, M. (2017, June 28). Miss Buchanan’s period of adjustment. Revisionist History Podcast. Podcast retrieved from www.revisionisthistory.com

Hannah-Jones, N., & Glass, I. (2015, July 31). The problem we all live with. This American Life Podcast. Podcast retrieved from www.thisamericanlife.org

Morris, M., Browne Dianis, J., & Winn, M. T. Why don't we talk about young Black females. Minnesota Public Radio News. Podcast retrieved from www.mprnews.org

Turner, C., & Cardoza, K. (2017, Oct 18). Raising kings: A year of love and struggle in a new high school. An NPR and EducationWeek Collaboration. Podcast retrieved from www.npr.org

Updike, N., & Glass, I. (2014, Oct 17). Is this working? This American Life Podcast. Podcast retrieved from www.thisamericanlife.org

 

Journalism We're Reading

Coates, T.-N. (2015). The Black family in the age of mass incarceration. The Atlantic Magazine. Retrieved from www.theatlantic.com

Shen, A. (2017, Nov 27). What happens when schools stop arresting kids for throwing Skittles? The Atlantic Magazine. Retrieved from www.theatlantic.com

Tullis, P. (2013). Can forgiveness play a role in criminal justice? The New York Times Magazine. Retrieved from www.nytimes.com

 

Films/Documentaries We're Watching

DuVernay, A. (2016). 13th. A Netflix Original Documentary. Sherman Oaks, CA: Kandoo Films.

Jones, R. (2000). Andrews, L. (Ed.). We Just Telling Stories. Cultural Odyssey.

 

Sites We're Browsing

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Journal Articles We're Reading

Anderson-Zavala, C., Krueger-Henney, P., Meiners, E., & Pour-Khorshid, F. (2017). Fierce urgency of now: Building movements to end the prison industrial complex in our schools. Multicultural Perspectives, 19(3), 151–154. https://doi.org/10.1080/15210960.2017.1331743

Annamma, S. (2014). Undocumented and under surveillance. Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 7(3). Retrieved from http://amaejournal.utsa.edu/index.php/amae/article/view/144

Brown, B. A., Henderson, J. B., Gray, S., Donovan, B., Sullivan, S., Patterson, A., & Waggstaff, W. (2016). From description to explanation: An empirical exploration of the African-American pipeline problem in STEM. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 53(1), 146–177. https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.21249

Bullock, E. C. (in press). Only STEM can save us? Examining race, place, and STEM education as property. Educational Studies.

Camangian, P. R. (2015). Teach like lives depend on it: Agitate, arouse, and inspire. Urban Education, 50(4), 424–453.

Cheruvu, R., Souto-Manning, M., Lencl, T., & Chin-Calubaquib, M. (2015). Race, isolation, and exclusion: What early childhood teacher educators need to know about the experiences of pre-service teachers of color. The Urban Review, 47(2), 237–265. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11256-014-0291-8

de los Rios, C. V. (2017). Picturing ethnic studies: Photovoice and youth literacies of social action. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 61(1), 15–24.

de los Rios, C. V. (2017). Translanguaging, coloniality, and English classrooms: An exploration of two bicoastal urban classrooms. Research in the Teaching of English, 52(1), 55–76.

Fisher, D. (2017). No utopia: The African American struggle for fair housing in postwar Sacramento from 1948 to 1967. In D. Allender & G. Y. Mark (Eds.), Our stories in our voices (pp. 121–131). Dubuque, IA: KendallHunt.

Freedman, S. W., Barr, D. J., Murphy, K., & Beširevič, Z. (2016). The development of ethical civic actors in divided societies: A longitudinal case. Human Development, 59(2–3), 107–127. https://doi.org/10.1159/000448229

Gholson, M. L., Bullock, E. C., & Alexander, N. N. (2012). On the brilliance of Black children: A response to a clarion call. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 5(1), 1–7.

Ife, F. (2012). Powerful writing: Promoting a political writing community of students. The English Journal, 101(4), 64–69.

Kohli, R. (2016). Behind school doors: The impact of hostile racial climates on urban teachers of color. Urban Education, 0042085916636653.

Martinez, D. C., & Montaño, E. (2016). Toward expanding what counts as language for Latina and Latino youth in an urban middle school classroom. Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 65(1), 200–216. https://doi.org/10.1177/2381336916661517

McAfee, M. (2014). The kinesiology of race. Harvard Educational Review, 84(4), 468–491.

Nasir, N. S., McKinney de Royston, M., O’Connor, K., & Wischnia, S. (2017). Knowing about racial stereotypes versus believing them. Urban Education, 52(4), 491–524.

Pranis, K. (Winter 2012). The restorative impulse. Tikkun, 32–34.

Rodriguez, D. (2006). “You be all the prison writer you wish”: The context of radical prison praxis. In D. Rodriguez’s Forced passages: Imprisoned radical intellectuals and the U.S. prison regime (pp. 74–112). Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Quijada Cerecer, P. D. (2013). The policing of Native bodies and minds: Perspectives on schooling from American Indian youth. American Journal of Education, 119(4), 591–616. https://doi.org/10.1086/670967

Thomas, E. E., & Stornaiuolo, A. (2016). Restorying the self: Bending toward textual justice. Harvard Educational Review, 86(3), 313–336.

Thompson, J., Windschitl, M., & Braaten, M. (2013). Developing a theory of ambitious early-career teacher practice. American Educational Research Journal, 50(3), 574–615. https://doi.org/10.3102/0002831213476334

Winn, M. T. (February, 2016). Transforming Justice. Transforming Teacher Education. TeachingWorks: University of Michigan.

Winn, M. T., & Jackson, C. A. (2011). Toward a performance of possibilities: resisting gendered (in)justice. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 24(5), 615–620. https://doi.org/10.1080/09518398.2011.600261

TJE Announcements

The Importance and Use of a Transformative Justice Approach in Professional Development for Black Teachers

October 29, 2019

The purpose of this paper is to outline how a transformative justice approach can be used to improve the professional development of Black teachers. Situating the current state of the Black teaching force in the United State as a manifestation of continued harm toward Black people who seek to use education for liberation, the author suggests that this harm be formally addressed through strategic work with Black teachers and the institutions they work in.

Harvard Education Press: Race and Education Book Series

June 05, 2019

The Race and Education series addresses urgent, contemporary issues at the intersection of race, society, and education. The books strive to advance a critical, forward-thinking body of research on race that contributes to policy, theory, practice, and action. The series aims to highlight effective practices designed to help solve intractable problems of race in education.

The series is edited by Dr. H. Richard Milner IV, who TJE was pleased to host as our Fall 2018 Distinguished Speaker. His talk, "Five Educational Imperatives for Justice" was groundbreaking and inspiring.

Maisha T. Winn and Torry Winn Receive Chancellor's Achievement Award for Diversity and Community

February 15, 2019

Dr. Maisha T. Winn, UC Davis Chancellor’s Leadership Professor and Faculty Director of the School of Education’s Transformative Justice in Education Center (TJE), and Dr. Lawrence (Torry) Winn, TJE Executive Director, have been honored with the Chancellor’s Achievement Award for Diversity and Community for 2018-2019 in the Special Recognition Category. This award recognizes the exemplary contributions they have made to enhancing campus inclusiveness and diversity through their leadership roles at TJE.

2018-19 Practitioner in Residence: Micia Mosely, Ph.D.

June 12, 2018

The Transformative Justice in Education Center is thrilled to announce its 2018-19 Practitioner in Residence, Dr. Micia Mosely.

Micia Mosely earned her Ph.D. in Education from UC Berkeley and is now the founding Executive Director of The Black Teacher Project, an organization committed to recruiting, developing and sustaining Black teachers for schools in the United States.