Compassion as a reason for the season

Christmastime is upon us and unsurprisingly, it’s had me thinking a lot about my family and what’s most important to me at this time of year. I’ve shared my thoughts on it over at the Huffington Post. I consider myself to be among the luckier ones who find themselves in prison during the holidays because I […]

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Mother’s Day at Your Local Prison

By Christopher Zoukis This Mother’s Day, like this past Christmas I won’t be able to speak with my mom and tell her I love her. (And this isn’t because I’m in prison, but because I’ve spoken out about prison conditions and have had my phone privileges rescinded). I say not this to say “poor me,” […]

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