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Mutual Support: We do it Together
Nov18

Mutual Support: We do it Together

We hear about systems of mutual support; where peers coping with similar struggles like HIV, mental health issues and surviving prison step into the roles typically filled by licensed specialists. Mutual support can be controversial, especially when it tries to replace professional help. But it can also be immensely rewarding for all parties involved, and can save a ton of money. This show features a special segment by Making Contact...

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Spoken word: Police trained victims

As with any generation the oral tradition depends upon each person listening and remembering what we have heard together-that creates the whole story of the people. This poem, “Statistically Speaking,” endeavors to share a chronological documentation of a process, in which young people in the inner cities across the nation are conditioned to become victims if they internalize negative childhood messages, or allow...

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After 31 years in prison, Al Sasser is giving a voice to men still inside
Jun09

After 31 years in prison, Al Sasser is giving a voice to men still inside

My piece is everything about the relationships fostered while under the most traumatic circumstances of sensory deprivation, political pressure and uncertainty.  The reality of human confinement is extremely difficult to describe adequately.  However I will endeavor to share the Truth of our existence while we struggled to rise above it. I hope to honor each individual involved with the process of building us up. Encouraging us to...

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