Exclusive- Organizing Behind Bars Panel from FTP 2017 Convergence

In this exclusive panel from the 2017 Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence 7 former and current prisoners and family members of those imprisoned share their stories of struggle and solidarity across the prison bars. (Audio File Available here- https://archive.org/details/OrganizingBehindBarsPanel) 0:54 Kari Ann Boushee- Kari Ann is Co-Director of the International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee and niece of…

Sewage and the Disgusting Effects of Prison Overcrowding in California

from FightToxicPrisons.org Ken Hartman has served 37 years of his life sentence without the possibility of parole in the California prison system. Even though the state’s prisons were court-ordered to reduce the bloated prison population years ago, the problems of overpopulation persist and with it the inevitable issues that arise from crowded human warehouses. In…