#39: Video Fridays in 60 Seconds — PTSD and Justice, and Inmate COVID Hospitalizations

Every Video Fridays in 60 Seconds post features an art or craft piece created by an inmate. Today’s image is by inmate Brant Alsenz. You can find more of his artwork, and other inmate artwork, at writeaprisoner.com. You can also find a collection of all the art and crafts featured in Video Fridays and throughout this blog by visiting the gallery listed in the menu up top.

On Monday 24 August 2020, I’m posting the work of a new guest writer. He writes under the initials L.R., and is a retired Coloniel incarcerated in an Ohio correctional institution. He lives in the prison’s veterans housing unit where the other inmates are also vets. These housing units provide specialized needs unique to vets and play a significant role in their rehabilitation. His essay is titled “PTSD and Justice” and presents an argument toward an important veteran’s issue. I’m honored to publish his work.

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#37: Video Fridays in 60 Seconds — Coronavirus Is Spreading Quickly Amongst Inmates Here

Every Video Fridays in 60 Seconds post features an art or craft piece created by an inmate. Today’s image is by inmate James Mata. You can find more of his artwork, and other inmate artwork, at writeaprisoner.com. You can also find a collection of all the art and crafts featured in Video Fridays and throughout this blog by visiting the gallery listed in the menu up top.

 

Two weeks ago I told you about a situation amongst staff that potentially threatened the lives of every inmate here. Since then, more and more staff have come up positive for coronavirus.

Toward the middle of last week we had 3 confirmed inmate cases, all had previously been quarantined as a precaution. More staff continued to test positive.

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