At San Quentin, the Response to COVID-19 Brings More Isolation and Suffering to People with Mental Illness

The following piece is written by Juan Moreno Haines, an award-winning journalist incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison. Haines is an editor at the San Quentin News, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, a past recipient of a Solitary Confinement Reporting Project grant, and a Contributing Writer at Solitary Watch. Since the COVID-19 […]

At San Quentin, a Desperate Man Goes on Hunger Strike to Protest Conditions in a COVID-19 Isolation Unit

Editorā€™s Note: Juan Moreno Haines is an award-winning journalist incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison and aĀ member of the Society of Professional Journalists. In February, before the pandemic visibly hit the United States, Haines wrote a prescientĀ pieceĀ that was published inĀ The Appeal (and supported by a grant from theĀ Solitary Confinement Reporting Project) documenting how San Quentin […]