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“Active citizenship together” — Integrating the prison into the lives of the local community in the United Kingdom.

Hudson, Andy
June 4, 2015

Source: (2010) In, Melinda Gyokos and Krisztina Lanyi, eds., European best practices of restorative justice in criminal Procedure. Budapest: Ministry of Justice and Law Enforcement, Republic of Hungary.pp. 239-242.

“Active Citizenship” is about being involved in the community, having one’s say and taking part in decisions that affect one. It is essential that it involves the governor, senior managers, the prison staff, the offenders and the local community outside. With this in mind the vision statement for Standford Hill Prison is “Together we make Standford Hill a Safe, Decent and Positive Community.” (excerpt)


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