Formerly TDC Manager, Higher Education Engagement
Gateways for Incarcerated Youth Alumni Survey
This publication, co-authored by Democracy Collaborative Research Assistant Emily Sladek, constitutes a survey of former students from the Gateways Evergreen College Class from the years 1997-98 through 2009-10. Gateways is “a culturally responsive educational initiative that works in partnership with the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration (JRA) and The Evergreen State College in Washington State”:
Gateways provides opportunities to link theory and practice for students interested in social service, advocacy, education, critical theory, and criminal justice. Based on alumni feedback, the program also influences some students to choose such career directions. Common to K-12 public education system, and the WA Department of Social and Health Services have set strategic goals and objectives to hire a more culturally competent and diverse workforce.
Read the full report below.