Thanh Tran is one of the creators of FirstWatch, a media project that was created within San Quentin where content is entirely shot, directed, edited, and scored by journalists serving time in prison. He is also the Chairman of R.O.O.T.S. (Restoring Our Original True Selves), a self-help group that focuses on intergenerational trauma and Asian Paciﬁc Islander culture and history. He is a member of a youth diversion program called S.Q.U.I.R.E.S. where he utilizes his story to help steer troubled youth in a different direction. Learn more about Thanh here.
I write this after 3 days of being curled into a fetal position, fighting off COVID-19. I was sick and bedridden when I received my test results that read, "COVID Negative." This is what it looks like to test someone and then try to transfer them.