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Homelessness After Incarceration

By Boston Woodard On Nov. 5, 2018, I was released from prison after serving 38 continuous years behind bars. Upon my return to freedom, a parole agent drove me to an area of San Jose that was [...] Continue Reading

Homelessness After Incarceration

By Boston Woodard On Nov. 5, 2018, I was released from prison after serving 38 continuous years behind bars. Upon my return to freedom, a parole agent drove me to an area of San Jose that was [...] Continue Reading

POETRY CORNER

Poetry Behind Bars The following poems were written by individuals incarcerated in Valley State Prison in Chowchilla. Some of the authors are poetry and drama students from the Alliance for [...] Continue Reading

Chowchilla Freedom Rally

By Diana Block On Jan. 26, more than 400 people from across California rallied, marched and chanted to protest extreme overcrowding, deteriorating healthcare and constant lockdowns in the women’s [...] Continue Reading

The Prison Press

By Boston Woodard Newspapers written and published in prison have been in existence in America since 1800, beginning with the Forlorn Hope in New York state. The paper’s founder, prisoner William [...] Continue Reading