The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

Avatar – February 1975 - February 1975

Release description:

This issue contains one interview with the new Social & Culture Development Officer, and one about the Canadian Youth Research Project. There are articles about the law as it pertains to prisoners, the issues with labelling people criminals, problems with prison visits, and a voluntary boycott of canteen spending to draw attention to both unfair prices and requested minimum wage improvements. Also included is an editorial about the lack of purpose in prison, and information about the Fortune Society.

KEYWORDS:  Fortune Society, Canadian Youth Research Project

Coded by: Kate Garrett