“Ask the men at SCI Graterford what they think of Songs in the Key of Free and they’ll give you poems in return.”
A unique year-old pilot music program inside Pennsylvania’s largest prison needs funding to keep going. Its early success and relationship with the state offers a look inside our appetite for — and the limits of — a new kind of criminal justice reform.
Read the full story by Generocity Editor Julie Zeglen here. Below is an illustrated version by Philadelphia-based artist Mike Jackson. Zeglen and Jackson visited a Songs in the Key of Free music workshop at Graterford prison in Spring 2017.