Dr. Dykema has worked with hundreds of patients who have had ties to the criminal justice system. She believes incarceration is ineffective, inhumane, and obstructs justice. She is deeply committed to serving victims of state violence, and works closely with Wayne State University Law School, where she is a part-time student.
Click here to read Dr. Dykema’s essay on prison abolition, published in the medical journal Psychiatric Services:
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Street Outreach Court Detroit
Detroit Free Legal Aid Clinic, Inc.
Detroit Justice Center
Detroit Eviction Defense
United Community Housing Coalition
36th District Specialty Courts
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