The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

262 results for ‘Religion and Spirituality’ found

The Communicator

(February 1998) released from Springhill Institution

SUMMARY: This issue includes an opinion the death penalty and a criticism of polygraphs. Also featured are several reprinted articles, including those detailing the costs of a female prison, urinalysis,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue lists statistics about the prison population, an opinion piece on greed and the convict code, the use of labelling and stereotypes within prison, thoughts on the outward expression... Read More

The Mountain Echo

(February 1994) released from Mountain Institution

SUMMARY: This issue features many letters on the successes and issues with the prison’s Christmas open house, the Christmas toy making project and other charitable ventures, a new group to support survivors... Read More

Mind Manoeuvres

(Fall 1988) released from Collins Bay Institution

SUMMARY: Contemplative and purposeful poetry and prose in this issue reflect on imprisonment, environmentalism, industrialism, capitalism, materialism, greed, poverty, religion, species supremacy, big... Read More

The Moxie v1(3)

(April 1998) released from Bath Institution

SUMMARY: The issue includes a photo exhibit brought to the prison, the results on a recent Inmate Committee election, unappetizing prison food, rules and information surrounding access to personal computers,... Read More

This newsletter is produced by the Native Brotherhood group and focuses on how traditional knowledge helps First Nations people to survive prison and become connected to their cultural practices.  This... Read More

This issue concentrates on society’s views of criminals and the impact these opinions have on prisoners upon their release, specifically their employment.  There are several articles discussing society’s... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains an article detailing a lack of integrity among Case Management Teams, an interview with the deputy warden, and how prison shapes parenthood. Also included is a reprint on longer... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an article on the lack of prison administration accountability, several pieces on Prisoners’ Justice Day, a reprinted article of the lack of disciplinary action taken against... Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features articles on increasing prison populations, sports news, the meaning of Easter, and smoking and cigarettes. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko    Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter from the editor offering updates on the newsletter’s length and distribution, a new Inmate Committee member, temporary absences at Christmas, a brief article on... Read More

SUMMARY: This brief newsletter discusses the aftermath of a recent social held in the institution, chapel news, and a book review. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko  Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter discusses issues of overcrowding, the upcoming Christmas social, sports predictions, and church news. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko  Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter features sports predictions, a religious prayer, and changes to the institution’s store inventory. KEYWORDS: Coded by Bethany Sanjenko  Read More

SUMMARY: This newsletter discusses the importance of being a part of a community in and out of prison, upcoming events, and features some religious poetry. KEYWORDS: Salvation Army Group Coded by Bethany... Read More