Deanna VanBuren’s Latest Jail Break

Deanna VanBuren’s Latest Jail Break

Deanna VanBuren (LF ’13) and her partner Barb Toews are helping the Alameida County Sheriff’s office redefine “re-entry” for soon-to-be-released incarcerated individuals. They enlisted 20 incarcerated men to workshop designs for a reentry campus and community park, and trained them to facilitate community engagement. It’s a first of its kind process that’s aiming for the gold: improving outcomes and reducing recidivism with the support of the neighborhood. Read more about the Infinity Park project.

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