THE PRISON WITHIN
THE PRISON WITHIN is finally available for purchase
on Amazon, iTunes, other streaming, and On-Demand
Watch the TRAILER here.
STRONGHOLD Co-Director, Karena H. Montag, MFT, is honored to have been an advisor on this important film that features beloved STRONGHOLD teachers & community from behind the wall.
As calls for systemic transformation grow louder, award-winning, "THE PRISON WITHIN", offers a powerful and thoughtful alternative to our current systems of justice and asks
HOW DO WE BECOME WHOLE AFTER TRAUMA BREAKS US OPEN?
"The Prison Within" is a documentary of healing and compassion, a daring one for that matter that’ll dispute public misconceptions about those in prison.”
- Film Threat
"One of the best films of 2020… this out of nowhere masterpiece is a cage rattler of the right sort.”
- Unseen Films
Process & Design
with Karena Montag & Deanna VanBuren
The conversation focuses on designing processes for people that encourage justice and how people can recover from harm, and on how the built environment can encourage or discourage community, communication, well-being, all in the pursuit of Restorative Justice.
Restorative Justice and Prison Reform Pt I with
Karena H. Montag, MFT, and Troy Williams.
"In this first part of a 2 part series we will meet Karena Montag, a psychotherapist, and Troy Williams,
who works with prisoners in San Quentin and is a formerly incarcerated person.
Karena talks about what Restorative Justice is and how it differs from Punitive Justice in both application and effect.
Troy describes his own process of going from gang banger to prison to prison reformer, now on the outside working with both incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people."
'the redemption project' with van jones -
Watch the series trailer here
"With incredible access to the US prison system, Van Jones takes viewers into the room
as offenders come face-to-face with those impacted by their violent crimes
as part of the restorative justice process"
STRONGHOLD Founder | Director, Karena H. Montag, MFT was privileged to be a part of
'THE REDEMPTION PROJECT' on CNN.
Eager for more? Tune into The Redemption Project Discussion Forum, hosted by Restorative Justice on the Rise aired on Tuesday, May 14th at 5PM PST.