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Outside a Women’s Prison in New York for Mother’s Day

On Mother’s Day, NYC Anarchist Black Cross calls for a world without cages as most of the women in prison are mothers, and the prison system makes it very difficult for women and their children to be in relationship with one another. The West Side Highway in New York, which traces Manhattan’s westerly edge, is […]

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In My Experience | Former Prisoners Talk About Incarceration

  “As part of [KQED’s] “In My Experience” series spotlighting the personal stories of our listeners, we talk with a panel of former prisoners about their crimes, their experience inside prison and their struggles to make it on the outside. The “In My Experience” series is produced with help from the Public Insight Network. Host: […]

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A Child Lost Is a Victim Gained

A practitioner and long-time meditator, Troy “Kogen” Williams  lives inside the walls of San Quentin prison. His connection with one of our community members allows us to post this new column and read the first of many of his stories, thoughts, and insights–as well as those of his fellow inmates and practitioners–in relationship to the dharma.  […]