In late 2017, on a concrete yard table with papers scattered by the strong winds that swirl in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, schemes were hatched and stories assigned. In December, a two-page, typed, cut-and-pasted proof sample copy was presented to the prison administration. The Mule Creek Post was born.
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.
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.
In the final week of August, as the COVID-19 Delta variant spread rapidly throughout the country, Mule Creek State Prison began administering the Pfizer and Moderna booster shots to the incarcerated population.
This story is a lightly edited version of an article first published in the June issue of Mule Creek Post, a newspaper inside Mule Creek State Prison.
This story is a shorter, edited version of an article first published in the June issue of Mule Creek Post. What follows are personal stories. Some of the writers chose to change their name or initials to protect their identity.