incarceration http://kalw.org en 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 Go inside the prison that houses Charles Manson http://kalw.org/post/go-inside-prison-houses-charles-manson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s early. About 5 in the morning and I’m heading south on Highway 5 toward Corcoran, a farming town of about 24,000 people. However, that population count is misleading. About half of the people living in Corcoran are locked up in two of the state’s largest prisons just south of downtown.</span></p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 01:21:04 +0000 Nancy Mullane 24273 at http://kalw.org Go inside the prison that houses Charles Manson How incarceration affects families: Interview with Lateefah Simon http://kalw.org/post/how-incarceration-affects-families-interview-lateefah-simon <p>Nationally, women are the fastest growing prison <a href="http://www.pbs.org/now/society/womenprisoners.html">population</a>. And one of the highest female prison populations in the world is here in California. That&#39;s slated to change under the state&#39;s new realignment program. The number of women in prison is supposed to shrink drastically, by as much as half, over the next few years.</p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 00:03:06 +0000 Rina Palta 4310 at http://kalw.org How incarceration affects families: Interview with Lateefah Simon Today on Your Call: Can diverse groups join to reform prisons? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-can-diverse-groups-join-reform-prisons <p>Can people from different political backgrounds come together to work for prison reform? On today&#39;s Your Call, we&#39;ll have a conversation about various efforts to reform the prison system in the US. Today, 2.3 million prisoners are in US jails, costing more than $44 billion. In California, more money is spent on prisons than education. What will it take to reform the system? How are groups with different political backgrounds joining forces? It&#39;s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Guests:</strong>&nbsp;<br /> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 17:33:53 +0000 Ali Budner 2843 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: Can diverse groups join to reform prisons?