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FREE SPEECH RADIO BY AND FOR PRISONERS
Incarcerated Voices is an exploration into the circumstances and conditions of incarceration through the eyes, ears, and hearts of prisoners. We seek to foster insight into the prisoner’s responses to broaden the general public’s understanding of the prison population today. The intent is to give a voice to the voiceless. Incarcerated Voices will illuminate the humanity that exists within the concrete walls of this nation’s prisons.
In 1994, the California electorate passed Proposition 184 by an overwhelming 72% to 28% margin. For almost twenty years, before it was amended in 2012, it was the strictest “three-strikes” law in the country. Read more
While there is so much hype surrounding the negativity of prison rehabilitation or the lack thereof, there are still some very unique and somewhat successful programs at work. One very different idea is that of restaurants run by prisons. Read more
Scandanavian prisons have been somewhat of a minor sensation in the Anglo-American media recently, attracting several articles in Atlantic and the Guardian, a Michael Moore film appearance, and even a Buzzfeed article asking “Scandinavian Prison or American Office?” Read more
From 2009 to 2011 almost 9,000 complaints were filed nation-wide on sexual assault in prisons. In recent years the situation has escalated enough to prompt the signing of the Prison Rape Elimination Act in 2003 by then-President Bush. Read more