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Living the Green Life Behind Bars


Green Lifestyle  (tags: San Quentin State Prison, California, overcrowding, boredom, 70 rehabilitation programs, Richard Lindsey, creative writing, stories of the underclass, The Green Life of San Quentin, visits from leading environmentalists, healing experience )

Judy
- 426 days ago - earthisland.org
Psychologists say the lack of normal socialization has affected the inmates in ways indescribable. "North Block is a place that induces catatonic contractions of the human spirit," says a convict who has been housed in North Block for seven years.



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Comments

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 4:33 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Iona Kentwell (134)
Sunday June 30, 2013, 2:36 pm
An incredible article and personal story. Thank you Judy.
 

Micheael Kirkbym (85)
Monday July 1, 2013, 8:23 am
Interesting.
 

Sharon W. (4)
Monday July 1, 2013, 2:26 pm
Interesting, thank you!
 

Judy C. (106)
Monday July 1, 2013, 8:51 pm
Rehabilitation programs are pretty rare, but when some people are helped. it is really gratifying.
 

Ingo Schreiner (8)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 4:56 am
noted
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Tuesday July 2, 2013, 5:36 am
Very interesting - thanks for posting!
 
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