The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

259 results for ‘Community In-Reach’ found

This inaugural issue of The Millhaven Momentum addresses the need for government to change to prison system for the better, and includes articles comparing prison to a concentration camp, addressing the... Read More

This issue of the Advance contains an article about a debate held between Queen’s University students and prisoners on the subject of the legalization of marijuana. Also included are a number of... Read More

This issue of the Advance includes articles on the benefits of taking university courses, prisoner experiences with three-day passes, and an editorial about children smoking marijuana. Other items include... Read More

This issue includes articles on how the Junior Chamber of Commerce is organized, outlining the goals and intentions of the Youth Speak program, and the establishment of the Encounter group to arrange meetings... Read More

This issue contains yearly Jaycee reports, a commentary on the chief of police calling for capital punishment, and support for the Canadian Association of Social Workers in curtailing corporal punishment... Read More

The Echo – June/July 1974

(June/July 1974) released from Dorchester Penitentiary

This issue includes a question and answer piece on Jaycee involvement in prisons, an activity report from the Community Development Committee, and a piece about the presence of the Parole Board. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue of the Echo includes articles about the increase in prison escapes and security, the benefits of family visits, and the CONCERN organization established by the family and friends of prisoners. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue highlights the Halifax parole office, including in-depth interviews with its workers. Also included is a long article about a proposed marijuana bill, pieces on how the Jaycee Unit and the “Let’s... Read More

This issue of The Voice Inside discusses the establishment of a Black Culture group, and includes a reprinted article from The Quest paper in Drumheller calling for an examination of the entire penitentiary... Read More

This issue of The Outlook includes an interview with the prison psychologist, explains the purpose of Operation Springboard, and describes the “rehabilitative-therapeutic” community of Warkworth... Read More

This short issue of The Outlook primarily addresses the bonding of former prisoners and the benefits of meditation. Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This short issue of The Outlook includes a spotlight on the prison library and a call for support in establishing a First Nations halfway house in Kingston. KEYWORDS: Community Parole Coded by: Kate Garrett  Read More

This issue includes information on community parole, the effect that “yes” or “no” to parole has on a prisoner, and outlines a meeting with the Youth Corps group to discuss relationships. KEYWORDS:... Read More

This issue contains a piece on how change can be frightening, lists important political publications submitted to the Native Brotherhood, and includes an introduction to Community Parole. KEYWORDS: Living... Read More

Tarpaper – February 1974

(February 1974) released from Matsqui Institution

This issue contains articles about methadone, the study of psychiatric treatment in Canadian prisons, and what dissolving prisons would mean for the economy. Also included is a review of prisons in Canada,... Read More