“These are not the actions of a man, these are the crimes of a monster.”
– President Donald J. Trump, in response to Syrian President Assad’s chemical weapons use on Syrian citizens, shortly after Trump called for the increased use of the death penalty in America’s criminal legal system.
JEFFREY YOUNG writer
Jeffrey Young is an incarcerated poet and essayist, and an active member of the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop.
MINNESOTA PRISON WRITING WORKSHOP
Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop (MPWW) fosters literary community and a devotion to art inside Minnesota correctional facilities through high-quality creative writing classes and related programming. During incarceration and throughout reentry, they empower writers, challenge stereotypes about the incarcerated population, and promote a vision of rehabilitation and restorative justice through art. They also seek to bridge the divide between literary communities inside and outside of prison by creating platforms for their students’ work. Read more about and donate to MPWW here.
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