Escaping the Cycle of My Father

Eduardo Hernandez

P.O.P.S. the club is a high school-based community for students who have endured the Pain of the Prison System.

A Friend in A Dark Place

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The three best things a new guy in jail can have are a bunk, a book, and a friend who knows how to navigate hell.

We all Need Love to Get Through Tough Times

Lucy Rodriguez

Life can get you so lost you find your self confidence.

Dawan Williams Will End the Cycle of Incarceration

Dawan Williams Will End the Cycle of Incarceration

Diana A. Sears interviews Dawan Williams about the Promise of a New Day to end fatherless households of incarceration.

A Veteran of War, Now A Tortured Man in A Cage

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An Iraq War Veteran, now in jail, shares what War really does to the mind of a man.

Revisiting the Deceitful Street Where I am From

Eduardo Hernandez

John Rodriguez paints a snapshot of the deceitful streets of Los Angeles.

New Years in The Tank: Transmissions from The 12th Circle

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New Years comes and goes for everyone. Though..it’s a bit different in a concrete box.

Experimenting With My Life

Eduardo Hernandez

Can you get something from nothing?

Poetry in Exile

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Nature inspires us all. Even in the cold confines of Prison.

All My Life

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For some, years can pass before they are ready for their story to be heard, for the pain to escape, for life to begin again.

Echoes of Incarceration

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From the folks at Sesame Street, an eye-opening look at the lives of 5 young filmmakers whose parents are incarcerated.

I Remember

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Memory can be an intense rush of emotional turmoil. When a family member is incarcerated, memories can be uncomfortable company.

A Man Wrongfully Incarcerated Becomes a Prison Reformer

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After spending 16 years wrongfully incarcerated, Jeffrey Deskovic could have re-entered society bitter and downtrodden. Instead, he began to exhaustively work to help others in his situation.

He Deserves To Live

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However, the health care industry in the USA might make a different decision.

On Prison Reform

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Keep fewer behind bars and offer opportunities for self-rehabilitation

700,000 Ways We Can Invest in Our Future Every Year

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The case for a mandatory healing and humanization program for the incarcerated