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I came across a video that was constantly being shared on social media. It is a segment of the film Dogs on the Inside. This film follows the relationships between abused stray dogs and inmates in the Massachusetts Correctional Facility working towards a second chance at a better life. This…

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CoSA Funding Cuts

The transition from a penitentiary to the outside can be an incredibly difficult one, which recent inmates often find themselves facing alone. For this reason, there have been programs designed to help them receive the support they need when tackling all the adjustments and difficulties they must face during their…

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How to Build a Conscious Community

Throughout the years I’ve lived without community, in communities that functioned seamlessly, with old friends and friends that were new on meeting, I lived in communities of thousands that popped up for a week then disbanded. I’ve lived in communities in different countries, in groups that tried to…

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MSCM Journée de Ressourcement 2015

MSCM Journée de Ressourcement (more popularly known as our Summer Picnic) took place last Saturday 1 August, on a beautiful sunny day.  As usual we defied the weather report -which called for afternoon showers- and spent some 4-5 hours enjoying good food, even better company and  beautiful surroundings…

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Should we be concerned with the economics of prison?

Do we do unto others what we do not want for ourselves? I humbly suggest that the real question is: Are we in need of a moral and ethical structure that would enable community wisdom that recognizes the long term effects of punishment? If we are preoccupied with money then…

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