Second Chances by Anthony Blankenship

Second Chances by Anthony Blankenship

April is Second Chance Month.  For me, the idea of a second chance couldn’t be more real. For some impacted by the criminal legal system, they were never given a first chance, never mind a second. When I returned to the community, I was hopeful — for all...
Women’s History Month by Jessica Bhuiyan

Women’s History Month by Jessica Bhuiyan

Every year during the month of March, we commemorate and observe the vital role of women — in history, in our country, in our communities and within families. As with all progress, we must also acknowledge what more needs to be done. When it comes to the...
Volunteer Teacher Spotlight: Q&A with Renata!

Volunteer Teacher Spotlight: Q&A with Renata!

Hi Renata! Thank you for taking a moment to speak with me today! Each month throughout this year, we are spotlighting different people that make our work possible.   I heard you just did a photoshoot for our student handbook and definitely had to share a teaser with...
Black History Month Meditation

Black History Month Meditation

Yoga Behind Bars invites you to take a few minutes with us to meditate on the purpose of Black History Month.  We recognize that life can be busy with many distractions.  If possible, find a quiet space for reflection and gather whatever props you may need to help you...