You can make a difference in the life of a California prisoner--maybe even save a life.
Due to the CoVid crisis all activities in California state prisons, all activities, self-help groups, work assignemnts and even educational programs are shut down. Men and women, many of whom were seriously engaged in these activities as part of their rehabilitation and life-change efforts, are left sitting in their housing units or cells often 22 of 24 hours per day. In late April a clinician in the prison system's mental health department prepared two in-cell, self-study courses, one in Anger Management, one on Depression, both issues that plague many who are incarcerated. But these courses, like the Arc in Raiders of the Lost Arc, disappered into the endless bureaucracy and were not made available to those who need and want them.
Victims of Injustice (DBA Life Support Alliance) acquired two of these self-help courses and after pleading, to no avail, with California corrections to make these available to the incarcerated population, will provide these vital and comprehensive programs to as many prisoners in the California state prison system as we can. Printing and mailing of these courses, and an additional workbook on manging stress during the time of CoVid, will cost about $10 per individual. We've already received 50 requests and anticipate, as the word spreads about these activities, the requests will multiply exponentially--there are over 100,000 prisoners in California prisons.
These self-help, in-cell studies can be crucial, even life-saving to those trying to change thier lives and find their way out of incarceration. Or just to make it through to the end of this pandemic. Your contribution, your involvment, can make the difference.