“The ability for students to express feelings about their circumstances that POPS provides is perhaps one of the most powerful educational tools for self-awareness in existence.” —Robert Barton, California’s Inspector General
Let’s break the stigma of criminal records. Everyone deserves a second chance.
Dannie Maddox gives us a count down to take us back step by step to her birth
What do you do when anxiety can attack at any moment?
Private prisons sell people like products
Anthony Rios pays tribute to his primary male role model. His brother.
P.O.P.S. writer Kei’Arri McGruder hits hard with cold truth about survival
Venice High School has an amazing club called Pain of the Prison System, also known as P.O.P.S.
Family tension can lead to false allegations of abuse, Mariana Hernandez saw her father face the charges.
A young man comes to a new country, a new language, a new vulnerability.
The simple arithmetic of friendship, when four becomes one.
The dogs’ death sentences were stayed, they were sent to prison instead. How does their treatment compare with an incarcerated man?
Can you look back and smile while your feet are glued?
Is there a trend towards abolition?
I exceed every possibility before I ask for help because I hate to give up.