Starting at the Journalism Guild, a Staff Writer and former Managing Editor, Wayne most recently served as the Web Manager. A fifth generation Californian and inmate serving 92 months for gross negligent vehicular manslaughter at San Quentin State Prison. Wayne is active in many prison programs including the Prison University Project.
Watch a 6 minute video clip at vimeo.com or Read UC Santa Cruz Story at reports.news on the Ethics Bowl or read a few of his favorite articles, Game Theory, Deportation Crimes Explained, Robo-lawyers, and Right to Police Transparency. He has also written for the SQ Creative Writing Group on a number of topics including the typical Trump voter.
Wayne sees the San Quentin News staff as having a fundamental understanding of cognitive, social and cultural processes that impact and transform individuals from normal to dysfunctional – resulting in criminal activity. By recognizing we are all physical psychological and socio-cultural, then encouraging cross-level coherence, our staff seeks to publish a newspaper that inspires transformation. The San Quentin News is an objective news platform that reports on prison life and the criminal justice system. We are a news source that seeks to inspire change in the inmate population and report on efforts to formulate a rational and consensual criminal justice system.
Wayne earned over 500 days off his sentence with ‘good-time’ (violation free) and milestone credits. He credits his early release to magic as in 500 Pounds of Happiness.
A great tool is PPI’s “Correctional Control: Incarceration and Supervision by State” the first report to aggregate data on all types of correctional control nationwide.