Stories

Prison is designed to disconnect people from the rest of society. As we listen to their stories, we begin to heal those connections.

Here you will encounter challenging and sometimes difficult language and ideas: Please take care as you explore. We share it all in the spirit of broadening our collective understanding and envisioning a different future.

Creativity

You Live and You Learn by Joei Alexander Jordan

Greetings, My name is Joei Alexander Jordan, but many people know me by my stage name, "Joei Average." I was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on May 16, 1993. My mother struggled with drug abuse until I was 11, and my biological father was incarcerated for the majority...

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Creativity

Paintings by Theodora Moss

The Bible states “Your gift will place you in front of great Kings and Queens” Pov. 18:16         First, let me start with a brief history of myself. I've been incarcerated for 32 years and I’m an artist who can work with...

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