Journalist Dan Kennedy gave Providence Public Safety Commissioner Steven Paré a Muzzle Award this year for the Providence Police Department's practice of recording peaceful protests. Learn more about New England's award "winners."
Posted: Jun 24, 2015
|Category: Criminal Justice Category: Discrimination Category: Rights of the Disabled
Many of us will never personally understand the struggles of being part of this country’s penal system. Sure, we’ve all read stories about those who have been and presently are incarcerated around this country and the world, for that matter. It’s not a place anyone truly wants to be -- now imagine being there without the ability to communicate with those around you. This is life for the unknown number of deaf and deaf-blind inmates currently incarcerated.