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Still Imprisoned

By Boston Woodard During my youth, I was no doubt the poster child for irredeemable miscreants. I was a young thug running wild, unchecked, with no respect for others. I was a criminal. In 1973, I [...] Continue Reading

EOP-Music Program

By Boston Woodard Over the decades, music programs in prison have been part of the rehabilitation process for many men and women throughout California. It all began in the 1940’s when warden Clinton [...] Continue Reading

Putting Mice Before Men

The following poems were written by individuals incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison in San Quentin, CA and Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, CA. Some of the authors are poetry and drama students [...] Continue Reading

Poetry Behind Bars

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