A San Quentin covid-19 survivor reflects and looks forward

I think I became a better person. My friends and neighbors in cells around me? They became better people, too.

BY JOE GARCIA Joe Garcia is incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, where he is a reporter for the San Quentin News and a correspondent for the Prison Journalism Project.

Oddly enough, I will remember the covid-19 year I spent in San Quentin State Prison as perhaps some of the best of times during my incarceration — the worst of times notwithstanding. But those better times appear to be over. Let me explain. In May...

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