As the COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin rapidly spreads, we are working to mobilize the resources and networks we have access to in order to protect incarcerated lives. Below is a list of ways you can help right now. Increase the visibility of … [Read more...] about How can you help people in prison right now?
I was born and raised in Stockholm and grew up in a loving home. My dad is a doctor from the Gambia in West Africa, and my mom was a scientist, originally from Estonia, but emigrated to Sweden. At around 8 years old I started learning about … [Read more...] about Newsweek: ‘I Spent 11 Years In Prison—And Produced a Rap Album at San Quentin’
Many of our former students remain committed to a life of service upon paroling and are often strong advocates for those still inside. We're proud to share some reflections from our alumni community. Jonathan Chiu The College Program works towards … [Read more...] about Alumni Spotlight: Summer 2020
Dear friends, I hope everyone is doing OK, during this extraordinarily complex and painful time. I’ve been struggling to write this latest update for the last several weeks, and it is not getting any easier. Last week San Quentin reported its … [Read more...] about June 18: Update from the Executive Director on COVID-19