San Quention State Prison http://kalw.org en From self-help groups to self-made man http://kalw.org/post/self-help-groups-self-made-man-0 <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-7c04acb5-016d-5da2-d414-b0c90f43f55f" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><em><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:#333333;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:italic;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">KALW has partnered with radio producers inside California's oldest prison to bring you the </span><a href="http://kalw.org/term/san-quentin-prison-report" style="text-decoration:none;"><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:#00529b;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:italic;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">San Quentin Prison Report</span></a><span style="font-size:13px;font-family:Arial;color:#333333;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:italic;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">, a series of stories focusing on the experiences of these men, written and produced by those living inside the prison's walls.</span></em></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;color:#000000;background-color:#ffffff;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">James Houston says that when he was imprisoned in 1996 at age 21, he was an angry, self-centered, rebellious man who felt he had no purpose in life. </span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="font-size:19px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">“When I committed my crime, all I saw was me and my victim,” he says. “I didn't realize that I had damaged not only his life, but also his family and [that] it had an effect on the community.” </span> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:44:21 +0000 Tommy Shakur Ross 35086 at http://kalw.org From self-help groups to self-made man