prison http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: What’s at stake as prisons go private? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-s-stake-prisons-go-private <p><span class="s1">&nbsp;&nbsp; Thu, 05 Dec 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 36738 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What’s at stake as prisons go private? Father and son reunited in prison http://kalw.org/post/father-and-son-reunited-prison <p><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 13px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif;">KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the&nbsp;<a href="http://kalw.org/term/san-quentin-prison-report" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(0, 82, 155);">San Quentin Prison Report</a>, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ron Everett has been incarcerated almost 31 years. Everett was arrested soon after the birth of his son, and their relationship became estranged over time.</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 02:21:06 +0000 Troy Williams 36636 at http://kalw.org Father and son reunited in prison Today on Your Call: What are the best ways to reduce California's prison population? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-are-best-ways-reduce-californias-prison-population <p></p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px;">&nbsp;&nbsp; Wed, 06 Nov 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 35490 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What are the best ways to reduce California's prison population? Crime victims find healing through restorative justice http://kalw.org/post/crime-victims-find-healing-through-restorative-justice <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">Dionne Wilson's husband, a San Leandro police officer, was killed in the line of duty seven years ago, but she says it took her a long time to find a way to really heal. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">“For many years, I carried around so much vengeance and hate. I realized at a certain point I had nothing left. I had no more tools. I engaged in a lot of self-destructive behavior. I tried to buy my way out of my grief; I tried to drink my way out for a short period. Thankfully, I didn’t take that too far. And I just didn’t have a way to move past being embroiled in the moment,” says Wilson.</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size: 19px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline;">Wilson initially thought the trial and conviction of her husband’s murderer would bring her some sort of comfort or closure.</span> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 00:50:10 +0000 Jasmin Lopez 34122 at http://kalw.org Crime victims find healing through restorative justice At the Seams: Eli Conley's "folk songs for misfits" http://kalw.org/post/seams-eli-conleys-folk-songs-misfits <div id="yui_3_7_2_1_1379010706349_4308" style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: tahoma, new york, times, serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; background-color: transparent;"><br><p><a href="http://www.eliconley.com">Eli Conley</a> sings of love, prisons, coal mining, religion, homophobia and leaving Virginia on his new CD <span><span style="font-style: italic;">At The Seams</span></span>, an album he calls "modern-day folk songs for misfits." Hear Eli's music and his chat with Out in the Bay host Eric Jansen about his life, his songwriting and how he helps other transgender singers find their voices.<a href="http://www.eliconley.com">&nbsp; Thu, 12 Sep 2013 19:05:08 +0000 Eric Jansen 32970 at http://kalw.org At the Seams: Eli Conley's "folk songs for misfits"