If you’re wondering about Valley Forge Military Academy, where Wes’s mother sent him to get his act right, here is a site with a lot of information about it.
Here’s a great resource in City-Data.com giving statistics on the city of Baltimore. Interesting map options include: violent crime density, median age, and poor family by family type: female, no husbands present and family type: married couple-family .
Here are some articles about criminal recidivism in Baltimore:
BALTIMORE PRISONERS’ EXPERIENCES RETURNING HOME – 2004 (PDF)
Here’s a brief interview with Wes Moore that summarizes the book pretty neatly.
Our book for June is going to be The Other Wes Moore by Wes Moore. The discussion is on June 20th due to the fact that I have an out of state wedding on the 27th. So please mark that down!
As always if you have a friend who wants to join us, we have copies of the current discussion book behind the Circulation Desk on the 1st floor.