Christopher Blackwell

    Christopher is serving a 45-year sentence in Washington state, where he works to pass prison policy and sentencing reform. He cofounded Look 2 Justice, a grassroots organization that provides civic education to system-impacted communities. His writing has been published by the New York Times, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Huffington Post and many others.

    Our Prison Is Used to Mental Illness. Taking Care of Our Own Was New.

    In 20 years of incarceration across four different Washington State Department of Corrections (WDOC) ...