Monthly Archives: February 2018

Dominican Students Reflect on Visiting San Quentin

Published in Social Justice / Prison Programs

Dominican Students Reflect on Visiting San Quentin Ten students from Dominican University spent three hours in a Shakespeare workshop with inmates at San Quentin State Prison. These are their reflections: San Quentin Letter by Deema Shihadih A Change of Heart… by Lorena Paredes The San Quentin Experience by Nicole Collopy San Quentin’s Message: Love by…

Redemption is not just for me

Published in Social Justice / Prison Programs

By Emile DeWeaver San Francisco Chronicle, January 31, 2018 Gov. Jerry Brown commuted my sentence in December from 67 years to life to 20 years to life — a rare act of mercy. I had imagined the effects of a commutation on my life; the commutation’s effect on incarcerated people at San Quentin State Prison,…