The Penal Press - A History of Prison from Within

262 results for ‘Religion and Spirituality’ found

SUMMARY: This newsletter includes a letter to the editor regarding Prisoners’ Justice Day, a recap of the history behind Prisoners’ Justice Day, a review of kids’ day at the prison, criticism of... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes problem that arise with warmer weather, news from the library, a cynical look at rehabilitation, an account of the violence endured at Millhaven, sports news, a social calendar,... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes an interview with kitchen staff, a list of new programs, an interview with administration regarding various changes in the prison, censoring of the videos prisoners are allowed... Read More

This issue looks at different aspects of prisoner life effected by the Corrections and Conditions Release Act, such as Unescorted Temporary Absences (UTAs), improvements to living conditions, new uniforms,... Read More

This issue begins with an article about the release of Wesley Gareth Evans and the various issues about how his case was carried out by the RCMP. The issue then looks at several stories of “police... Read More

This issue includes a look at the recent rash of suicides among aboriginal prisoners at the Kingston Prison for Women, a better understanding of prisoner pay, the abuse of the English language in areas... Read More

Topics in this issue include how double speak is used in business, information regarding prisoners being sued by their victims for civil damages, and the value of literacy. Also included are looks at... Read More

This issue starts off with a look at the wording of the mission statement and what it means for prisoners. From there, a wide range of topics are covered, from a look at a suit by prisoners against the... Read More

In this issue, topics include treatment for sex-offenders, changes to the institute’s budget, and editorials on censorship and what constitutes “deviant behavior”. Also included is an... Read More

This issue contains articles on educating more prisoners in trades, the benefits of meditation, and a look at both the Marital Counselling Program and the UNISON group. KEYWORDS:  Jaycees, Pen Pals, Marital... Read More

This issue of the Communicator includes an editorial on how the paper came to be, an article on capital punishment, a piece about prison diarists, and a call for penal reforms by Jesuit prison chaplains.... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes writing on what it means to be a warrior, the increase in prisoner deaths by suicide, perspective on involuntary transfers, lack of adherence to the convict code, women and... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue contains a significant amount of short fiction and other writings. There is also a reprinted article that criticizes Case Management Teams and the programs they put prisoners into and... Read More

SUMMARY: This issue includes a letter from the warden about achieving change, information on Case Management Teams, the offer of computer training and other services, a detailed description of all departments... Read More

SUMMARY: The issue includes a call for volunteers for a health services program, sports news, the upcoming agenda for the Inmate Welfare Committee meeting, and excerpts from a speech given by a National... Read More