Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Listen In at Log Cabin Ranch: Radio Diaries of Incarcerated Youth

This spring, I got to work with The Beat Within and inspirational co-teacher Will Roy. Each week we drove out to the hills of La Honda to meet with young men from San Francisco incarcerated at Log Cabin Ranch. We interviewed them, gave them a few pointers on collecting audio, and asked them to record diaries of their daily lives. They blew us away with their humor and honesty. These pieces aired in a series called Listen In at Log Cabin Ranch on New America Now on KALW. Here's the whole series: