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CCJFG Watch & Listen: April

Publication date: 
April, 2020

Charisse Shumate: Fighting for Our Lives

This short video was created in collaboration with the California Coalition for Women Prisoners and focuses on the life of Charisse Shumate and women in California state prisons. It includes amazing prison interviews as well as materials from State Senate hearings on conditions for women in the California State Prison System and historical video footage of Charisse and her family. Watch >

Inside Prison Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As San Francisco takes the most severe measures in the country in response to COVID-19, telling 7 million people to shelter in place, this episode of Democracy Now goes inside the Bay Area’s San Quentin State Prison, where two prison blocks are under partial quarantine, to speak with incarcerated journalist Juan Moreno Haines. Watch >