Lesson Plans for Death Penalty (2019)
Students will learn about incarceration, the death penalty, and restorative justice. They will learn about the difference between punitive prison time and restorative justice and be challenged to view those in prison through the lens of the dignity of the human person.
Pope Francis speaks to leaders working to end the death penalty - Link
Inside Juvenile Prison - Link
6.5 minute video interviews an inmate in juvenile prison and provides a look into his life
Letter - Link
Pope Francis writes letter to incarcerated juvenile
Effects of Solitary Confinement - Link
(4 minute video) Inmates at Pelican Bay State Prison discuss the detrimental effects of long-term solitary confinement.
Death Penalty in America - Link
1.5 minute video provides statistics on the use of the death penalty in the US
Prison Population in the US - Link
Ending the death penalty - Link
Infographic on keys and challenges to end the death penalty in America