Initially offered to men in the high-risk category, the two-shot vaccine manufactured by Moderna was eventually offered to everyone at the prison.
Commissioner of NYC’s Department of Corrections visits San Quentin, sees Bay Area prison as a model for Rikers.
The SQ tennis club allows residents to play against retired tennis stars like the twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan as well as retired community leaders.
San Quentin News reporter Timothy Hicks reports on the experience of San Quentin’s deaf community in the pandemic.
Without normal programs, we have been sitting around, eating out of boredom, stress and depression. We’ve been gaining weight with no way to work it off. Despite my efforts to maintain my weight, I have gained about 35 pounds.
As the deadly coronavirus plague stalked its victims throughout the “Q,” the basketball, handball, baseball, soccer field, and tennis courts were left silent and the running track was left deserted.
At least six women recently released from CDCR were welcomed home by CCWP. Combined, they had served a total of 123 years, noted The Fire Inside.
Most state prison systems failed to prioritize vaccinations for inmates, according to the PPI study. Seven months after vaccines were made available, only 55% of the nation’s prisoners had been vaccinated.
“If you tested positive for COVID-19,” the lieutenant screamed in the hallway, “you have five minutes to have all your sh*t packed and out on the small yard!”
To qualify, inmates must submit one self-written song and choose an accompanying hip-hop beat provided by record producer Zaytoven.