ID 330 Inside Out
This unique, experimental course is affiliated with the national Inside/Out program. The class meetings will take place at a Philadelphia-area correctional facility. where students have the opportunity to learn about the criminal justice system in the United States. The class is composed of Arcadia students (outside) and incarcerated individuals (inside). Inside and outside students meet once a week inside the facility to discuss readings related to the course topic and to work on research projects. Students must be willing to abide by the rules and procedures of the prison and the Inside/Out program. Enrollment in the course is by permission of the Arcadia Inside Our program coordinator only.
NOTE: If for any reason, such as public health issues, outside groups are not permitted to enter the facilities, Inside-Out courses may take place on Zoom with formerly incarcerated people participating as “inside” students.
Note: An approved application and background checks are required for course enrollment . The course also requires travel time to and from the facility, which are usually at the Philadelphia Department of Prison’s complex in Northeast Philadelphia.
Note: An approved application and background checks are required for this course.