Just a short post today to draw your attention to this nice profile of 11 formerly incarcerated people doing great work on the outside. I’m honored to say that one of the people featured, Mr. Marlon Peterson (pictured above), is a friend of mine.
On a side note, it strikes me that it’s about time someone did a profile of great work incarcerated people are doing on the inside – there are certainly plenty of examples. Maybe I’ll add that to my to-do list.
[…] Yesterday I mentioned that it would be great to hear more about cool things that incarcerated people are doing on the inside. I missed an op ed published in the New York Times by John J. Lennon, currently locked up at Attica. His article advocates for more educational opportunities in prisons, suggesting that MOOCs could be used to supplement traditional college programs that should also be expanded. […]