San Quentin newspaper expands reporter training
December 29, 2021
The San Quentin News Journalism Guild is adding to its training program a group of prospective journalists at Folsom Women’s Facility, reports the San Quentin News, a CNPA Monthly Member.
“We’re thrilled to bring San Quentin’s transformative Journalism Guild to the people at Folsom Women’s Facility,” said Jesse Vasquez, former editor in chief of San Quentin News, now development director for Friends of San Quentin News, who helped facilitate the Journalism Guild’s expansion. “I’m eager to see the impact the women at Folsom will make through the program.”
San Quentin News’ 35,000 monthly copies are distributed to incarcerated people in 36 California state prisons and select jails.
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Previously: From the inside, looking out (CNPA Bulletin, 6/30/20)