Inside-out outside-in is an inter-disciplinary grouping of South Africans interested in issues relating to Corrections.

The group exists to share knowledge and experiences about projects, organisations, research, and theories.


We are particularly focused on sharing information on initiatives that cross the boundaries between the inside and outside of corrections and deals with the connections and inter-dependencies  between inside and out. We encourage collaborative generation and dissemination of knowledge about prison experiences, circumstances and initiatives. While Inside-out does not manage interventions, it serves as a clearing house for information on initiatives such as the development of tertiary education opportunities for offenders, issues of social reintegration and recidivism after release and issues relating to the families and relatives of offenders.

The group does the following: