Insight Garden Program

Cultivating Connections Despite Barriers at Avenal Prison Off of the main yard at Avenal State Prison, fenced off, is their garden – one of the garden sites that the Ella Baker Center (EBC) had a chance to visit a few months ago to see the Insight Garden Program (IGP) in action. The program...
There’s something hopeful or resolute about giving life the space to thrive behind prison walls. Prisons are really desolate constructions. The people living and working there are far away, behind metal and stone. That’s why the Insight Garden Program is such a gift – the fact...