Contact Us

  • Address:

    Dr. Anthony J. Nocella II
    c/o Poetry Behind the Walls
    Department of Criminal Justice
    Salt Lake Community College
    Larry H. Miller Campus
    Public Safety Education and Training Center
    Office: 270D
    410 West 9800 South
    Sandy, Utah 84070

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Dr. Anthony J. Nocella II
Social Media and Administration

Anthony J. Nocella II, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of criminology and criminal justice at Salt Lake Community College, Editor of the Peace Studies Journal, National Co-Coordinator of Save the Kids, Director of Academy for Peace Education, and Director of Outdoor Empowerment. Nocella is grounded in the fields of peace, and conflict studies, justice studies, and education.  Dr. Nocella has published more than fifty scholarly articles or book chapters and over forty books; his  most recent books include “From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School to Prison Pipeline” (Peter Lang Publishing 2014), “Educating for Action: Strategies to Ignite Social Justice” (New Society Press 2014), and “The End of Prisons: Reflections from the Decarceration Movement” (Rodopi 2013).

Ricardo Levins Morales
Cover Artist

Ricardo Levins Morales is a social justice art warrior, speaker and activist based in Minneapolis. He has long been involved in struggles for labor rights and social justice and is currently active in the movement for police abolition. His images are widely used in schools, publications, organizing campaigns and protests.

Marisol A. Burgueno
Format and Design

Marisol Adriana Burgueno A Bay Area native, Marisol dedicated her career to public advocacy and the intersection of design and social impact. Marisol received her Master’s in Product Design & Development from ELISAVA Barcelona School of Engineering and holds a Bachelors in Industrial Design from California College of the Arts. Marisol started her career by working in various roles in product design and visual communications for social entrepreneurship companies in San Francisco. After leaving the for-profit sector, she put her knowledge of design and background in communications to use, working with nonprofit anti-violence organizations and educational programs for underserved youth in the Bay Area. Marisol’s goals are fueled by her passion to bring an end to the cycles of violence and poverty in her community. She is focused on strengthening community partnerships, increasing public awareness and access to resources.