How Violent Convicts Changed Prisons With the Ultimate Peaceful Protest
Rebecca McCray, Take Part, September 3, 2015
Every six to eight weeks, Dolores Canales drives 14 hours north from her home in Fullerton, California, to talk to her son, John Martinez, through a glass wall. Martinez has been incarcerated for second-degree murder since 1994. The visits matter, because seeing his mom every couple months is the closest thing to contact he gets with another human being who isn’t a corrections officer.