The Green Life at San Quentin

The Green Life at San Quentin is an eco-literacy and self-sufficiency peer education program at San Quentin State Prison.Imagine a lively and passionate class of 25 students tackling some of the toughest issues humanity faces today. People are asking questions, sharing dynamic examples from their own personal stories, strategizing ways to integrate sustainable practices into their own lives and the lives of their loved ones, and organizing action plans to green the very institution where all this is taking place. Well, this is all happening in one of the most unexpected yet appropriate settings in Marin County…San Quentin State Prison. (now a project of Earth Island Institute) Meet The Green Life: a sustainability and self-sufficiency program for the men of San Quentin, by the men of... read more
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