C Dreams

C Dreams is a writer and advocate interested in prison/criminal justice reform, LGBTQ rights, harm reduction and government/cultural criticism. She has studied history/theology with the Third Order of Carmelites and completed degrees in Systematic Theology. She is currently studying law.

Prison Didn’t Rehabilitate Me, But Using Meth in Prison Did

It’s ironic in retrospect that drugs were part of why I went to prison, because drugs were also why, while…

June 7, 2022

Why Allowing Only Prison-Issue Cell Phones Hurts Our Reentry Prospects

The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) is no longer allowing prisoners on work release to acquire their own cell phones.…

May 26, 2022

How Exactly Are Tablets Supposed to Solve Georgia’s Prisons Crisis?

On January 19, Georgia Department of Corrections Commissioner Timothy Ward deflected questions from the public about the department's understaffing crisis…

April 6, 2022

Georgia Prisons Are in Crisis—and Punishing Trans Women for It

The Georgia Department of Corrections is in freefall. By the time the US Department of Justice opened an investigation in…

March 28, 2022

As Trans Women Incarcerated in Georgia, Our Medical Needs Are Brutally Ignored

Across the country, transgender people held within the prison-industrial complex face a litany of deprivations. Trans people are incarcerated at…

January 21, 2021