Humanizing the Incarcerated with Keri Blakinger

Rev. Bri-anne sits down with Marshall Project Investigative Reporter, Keri Blakinger. Together they discuss her new book, "Corrections in Ink", the dehumanizing nature of the criminal justice system, and how public safety might be best served by actually treating prisoners with compassion.
Rev. Bri-anne sites down with Marshall Project Investigative Reporter, Keri Blakinger.  Together they discuss her new book, "Corrections in Ink", the dehumanizing nature of the criminal justice system, and how public safety might be best served by actually treating prisoners with compassion.

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GUESTS
Keri Blakinger

BIBLE BITES
Matthew 25:34-40
Read by Bri-anne, outside the Huntsville ("Walls") Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice in Huntsville, Texas.

MUSIC
My Best by VAULTZ
What My Heart is Looking For by Bonner Black

RELEVANT LINKS FROM THIS EPISODE

Corrections in Ink by Keri Blakinger (Macmillan Publishers)
Corrections in Ink - Amazon
Keri's Twitter
Keri's TikTok
Keri's profile on The Marshall Project

WILDERNESS TIMES' LINKS

Wilderness Times Website
 
Jubilee United Church Website
Jubilee United Church - Facebook
Jubilee United Church - Instagram
Jubilee United Church - YouTube
Jubilee United Church - TikTok

Resistance Church Website
Resistance Church - TikTok
Resistance Church - Instagram
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Wilderness Times and Resistance Church are digital ministries of Jubilee United Church, an Affirming (2SLGBTQ+ positive) congregation of the United Church of Canada, committed to the work of being an anti-racist congregation, as well as Right Relationship with Indigenous Peoples.  The space on which we work and gather is the land of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnaabe, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples, and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, and M├ętis Peoples from across Turtle Island.

Resistance Church reaches out to those for whom traditional church models are not always relevant or accessible. Rest. Hope. Community. Subversive faith & radical love in response to extraordinary times.

Creators and Guests

Rev. Bri-anne Swan
Host
Rev. Bri-anne Swan
Minister with Jubilee United Church in Toronto, Canada.
Humanizing the Incarcerated with Keri Blakinger
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