A Livituary: Ms. Regina Jackson, President and CEO of the East...
Regina Jackson’s love, expertise and trust span 27 years of dedicated attention to our most beautiful and valuable element in shared humanity, our youth.
Looking at the catastrophic psychological effects of the pandemic in the...
Therapist Tia Barnes speaks of the importance and possibilities of nurturing mental health for ourselves and our families during the ongoing COVID pandemic.
Beacons of hope: Humboldt State’s Project Rebound builds a prison-to-college pipeline
Project Rebound at HSU breathes life support into possibilities for life successes to people returning from incarceration and at-risk youth.
Urgent call to action: Mumia Abu-Jamal (AM8335) to undergo heart surgery
URGENT Call to Action to support Mumia Abu-Jamal who is fighting for his life, as he undergoes heart surgery today while his wife, lifelong friends and supporters and millions of others around the globe pray for his survival and immediate release from the plantation.
Sister’s Circle Women’s Support Network empowers women to move to the...
Sister’s Circle Women’s Support Network (SCWSN) is zeroing in on the very basic real needs of women, addressing a broad spectrum of in depth healing recovery, empowerment and supportive uplift within the circle.
Former cop’s deathbed confession reveals his role in assassinating Malcolm X
As we continue to mourn the brutal assassination of Malcolm X, Zayid Muhammad earnestly erases any doubt that the lies persist even with impunity from the deathbed, carefully designed to be revealed only after death, Wood's cowardly written words, perpetrator and agent of evil attempting to exonerate himself in his last breaths spewing lies. As Muhammad states: “It is an absolute insult to the intelligence of all of us.”
BL Shirelle: ‘My career started on my top bunk’
What began as a pebble dropped into the water, rippled life force into infinity. Formerly incarcerated, BL Shirelle unfolds the story of rediscovering her creativity, her passion to write songs and music that released the shackles and revealed the path to freedom, not only for herself, but for others, as well. BL Shirelle is proud to be back in prison.
‘The Prison Within,’ filmed at San Quentin, to premiere at 35th...
The upcoming feature-length documentary film, “The Prison Within,” a film exploring the destructive impact untreated trauma has on individuals and communities through the powerful stories of survivors of violent crimes and prisoners incarcerated for murder in San Quentin prison, will make its world premiere at the 35th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF).
Parenting with ACEs: How you can support your toddler
"Take care of yourself. If you’re healthy and feeling good, you can better respond to your child in a calm, nurturing way."
Play and kids with ACEs: ‘That’s where everything is worked out’
When children are deprived of plentiful self-directed opportunities to experience all of the play types, they lose potential pathways to fully grow, develop and heal.
Young Women’s Freedom Center reports dire impact of criminalization in San...
From housing instability to economic hardship and the intergenerational trauma of mass incarceration, the impact of criminalization is dire.