three strikes http://kalw.org en Teaching Peace to San Quentin Prisoners http://kalw.org/post/teaching-peace-san-quentin-prisoners <p>Host Joseph Pace explores the <a href="http://insight-out.org/index.php/109-featured/116-grip-program">GRIP program at San Quentin</a> (Guiding Rage into Power), which uses mediation and self awareness training to help prisoners create a new path towards peace and power. Guests&nbsp;are <a href="http://insight-out.org/index.php/about-us">Jacques Verduin</a>, founder of GRIP, along with a former San Quentin prisoner and a victim of violent crime.</p><p></p><p>Produced by Victoria Thorp</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 18:11:17 +0000 City Visions 39268 at http://kalw.org Teaching Peace to San Quentin Prisoners 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?