Beginning in September 2012, a graduate student enrolled in UMass Boston’s MFA Creative Writing Program served as the volunteer instructor for a Poetry Group at Baystate Correctional Center. Through creative development and community discussion, this program, which operates during the academic year (September-May), facilitates positive behavioral change in order to eliminate violence, victimization, and recidivism.
Part of the UMass Boston Community-Engaged Teaching, Research, and Service Series. http://scholarworks.umb.edu/engage
Master of Fine Arts Creative Writing Program, College of Liberal Arts, University of Massachusetts Boston and Bay State Correctional Center, "Prison Poetry Group" (2014). Office of Community Partnerships Posters. 214.