Added by Fleet Maull on October 31, 2010 at 12:04pm — No Comments
At the beginning of my ten years teaching teenagers in a county lockup, years I chronicle in I Don’t Wish Nobody to Have a Life Like Mine: Tales of Kids in Adult Lockup (Beacon
Press), I was always surprised, and yes, disappointed, when one of my students
Jail’s a sobering place no matter how tough you want to think you are. The deprivation, brutality,…Continue
The Prison Wives Movement is striving to be adopted by "Prison Wives" all
over the world, to unite and support one another.
A "Prison Wife" is simply a woman who has to deal with a prison system due
to her husband being incarcerated.
We want to help women all over to come out of…
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on October 27, 2010 at 11:17am — No Comments
NOTE: THIS IS A RECENT BLOGPOST FROM MY SON WHO IS IN PRISON IN COLORADO. I maintain a distribution list and email his posts to about 50 friends and family. We also use MySpace and Facebook. If you would like to read some of his earlier writing, or would like to be a friend online (Facebook primarily) or want to be added to the email list, just contact me. I am including this here for the…Continue
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on October 11, 2010 at 12:25pm — No Comments
Statewide test day and Damian was psyched. He didn’t sleep much the night before from worrying. Still, he was there on time, ready to go. Now he sat hunched over his desk, head down, lips moving as he read, his pen
carefully inching across the paper.
He was like any other kid in his grade taking the mandated English exam. The only difference was that he was locked up in an adult county jail in Westchester,…Continue