Prison University Project instructor Pete Brook and students Mesro Coles-El and Chan Lam share their perspectives on the ethics of prison photography in Mother Jones. A shirtless man is laying on a hospital cot as two gloved nurses tend to him. … [Read more...] about Mother Jones: 2,000 Leaked Photos Show the Cruelty of an Alabama Prison. Should They Be Published?
Prison University Project student and Program Clerk James King examines the dilemma of a 20-year-old incarcerated man he calls Naz. I first met Nazhee Flowers when I was working as a teaching assistant for a college prep English class. Naz was … [Read more...] about WitnessLA: Dispatch From San Quentin—Young, Earnest And Criminalized
The Prison University Project is excited to partner with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) in its efforts to address systemic issues around criminal justice reform in the United States. As the funding landscape shows increased interest in tackling … [Read more...] about Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: Reimagining Justice, Together
Prison University Project student and Program Clerk James King writes on voting, art, and rehabilitation: Right now there is a lot of debate about whether incarcerated people should be given the right to vote. It reminds me of a similar dispute … [Read more...] about Witness LA: On Art and Voting—Thinking About Tuesday’s Elections from Inside San Quentin