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Designing Justice+Designing Spaces

This is a Project. It was designed by Barb Toews and Deanna Van Buren. It is dated 2013–present.

Designing Justice+Designing Spaces facilitates the design of more restorative and healing criminal-justice environments through community engagement in jails and prisons. An alternative to the current punitive-justice system—the United States has the world’s highest prison population—restorative justice seeks to rehabilitate by holding offenders accountable for their actions while helping them understand their victims’ experience. Designing from the Inside Out workshops invite incarcerated people, students, and professionals to envision new types of justice environments using a toolkit of interviews, diagrams, visual diaries, models, collages, and drawings.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition By the People: Designing a Better America.

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