davidchura

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Display Name

davidchura

About Me

Educator, Advocate for at-risk kids, Author of “I Don’t Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Kids in Adult Lockup” (Beacon Press) which describes my 10 years as a high school teacher in an adult county jail. My writings have appeared in the New York Times as well as other literary and scholarly journals such as Education Next and Contemporary Justice Review. I am also a regular contributor to Huffington Post and Daily Kos

Issues I care about

Juvenile Justice, Education, At-risk kids, Peace and justice, Homelessness

Political Views

Progressive

My Website

http://www.kidsinthesystem.wordpress.com