Monthly Archives: April 2011

Jacob Green by Johnny Cash

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A Prison Culture

Just what is a Culture – A SET OF PRESUMPTIONS ABOUT THE WORLD “How Social and Cultural Dysfunction is Destroying Our Children and Their Children and What You Can Do About It” Thought : the ways in which people perceive, … Continue reading

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Business as usual

This is the time line of a birth in the Alachua county Jail. Booked in May…..Gave birth on July 4 10:40 am:   “Repeatedly and properly…asked to be taken to the hospital.” 12:16 pm:  Called 911 for an ambulance. 12:28 … Continue reading

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Warehousing in three photos

This is a prison dorm. At first glance it reminds a person of a warehouse with two open air latrines. In the corner of the warehouse is a little canteen that serves as a general store for the inmates in … Continue reading

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The Shadow

This is the first day out of the shop after rebuild in November of 2010. Baby-cakes is ready to roll. She had been sitting still in one spot for five years just waiting for someone to turn the key so … Continue reading

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MBSR in prison

Central Fallacy of all Prison Programs Prison inmates are prepared and ready to participate in education and work programs Why is MBSR relevant to  prison? —Atmosphere of the classroom/work place/Dorm. —Quality of the student/inmate. —Ability of the inmate to absorb … Continue reading

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Mind Body Stress Reduction (MBSR)

Mind Body Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a combination of Yoga and Meditation It is generally accepted by the medical and therapeutic community that MBSR: •Effectively teaches participants to become more responsible in the management of their own health, vitality and … Continue reading

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