Added by Rebecca Foster on November 30, 2011 at 2:02pm — No Comments
The Lineage Project Aims to Help Incarcerated Teens
by Melissa Russo for NBC New…Continue
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on November 30, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
Namaste PDN Yogis.
You were so very helpful in commenting on my previous blogs that I thought I might ask for you help once again. I have been asked to add women inmates to my meditation teaching schedule at our regional correctional facility. I am sure that women inmates have some additional concerns that will come up during the teachings (family issues, time away from children etc) but I would very much appreciate hearing from those of you with some experience offering these…Continue
A one-armed man. A leather strap. Bloody pajamas.
Fifty years ago, the state taught these men a lesson they’ll never forget.
FOR THEIR OWN GOOD
MARIANNA — THE MEN REMEMBER THE SAME THINGS:
blood on the walls, bits of lip or tongue on the pillow, the smell of urine and whiskey, the way the bed springs sang with each blow. The way they cried out for Jesus or…
Added by Paul Harris on November 22, 2011 at 7:15pm — No Comments
(from Yoga Therapy Today, Spring 2011)
When I met Nancy I was in a very dark and transitional place in my life. I had left my life behind to move to a new town, where I…Continue
Added by Carter (PDN Admin) on November 17, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
"...this class was about cutting through those habitual patterns most of us have."
Last night we went into Moran (the medium security prison here in Rhode Island) for the Class 8 in the …Continue
There’s been some good news in the media lately for anyone who cares about kids and justice. Federal statistics show that the number of juvenile offenders in jail has dropped by at least 25%. Along those same lines, the New York Times recently reported that New York Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman has called for moving most juvenile cases from criminal court to family…Continue
Added by Kate Crisp (PDN Director) on November 3, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments