Prison Yoga Project

A prisoner says about yoga, "it's ironic that I found what I was looking for in San Quentin." James Fox, founder and director of Prison Yoga Project, tells the story of Prison Yoga Project. How he started teaching at San Quentin, the scope of the problem, the struggles all prisoners have with violence and addiction. The transformative value of yoga and mindfulness for prisoners and the public. … [click on title to read and view more]

Prison Abolition, Daniel Hazen: Madness Radio

What is it like for a prisoner diagnosed with mental illness? Should we have more mental health treatment in prison -- or should we work to abolish our prison system? Daniel Hazen spent three years in prison and experienced firsthand the ways prison creates madness. Today he is director of Voices of the Heart, a... Continue Reading →

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