Uncuffed Uncuffed is a show made by people behind bars in California prisons. We share intimate stories of our struggles and triumphs, and of the heartache and forgiveness taking place within these walls. Uncuffed is vulnerable and personal. If you can see the humanity in us, you can see the humanity in everyone.
Uncuffed

Uncuffed

From KALW

Uncuffed is a show made by people behind bars in California prisons. We share intimate stories of our struggles and triumphs, and of the heartache and forgiveness taking place within these walls. Uncuffed is vulnerable and personal. If you can see the humanity in us, you can see the humanity in everyone.

Most Recent Episodes

Uncuffed Presents: Track Change

Uncuffed is pleased to share the new podcast, Track Change. Follow a group of men in Richmond, Virginia as they record an album inside a local county jail - a soundtrack to rebuilding a life after incarceration.

Prison Jobs: Working Hard, Hardly Paid

In California, incarcerated people legally have to work. One thing the jobs have in common? The next-to-nothing pay. Uncuffed gets down to business on the topic of involuntary servitude. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Uncuffed My Mixtape: All My Life

Brian Asey at San Quentin on "All My Life," by K-Ci & JoJo. It's the Uncuffed My Mixtape, where we listen to our producers' favorite songs. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Opening Up After Getting Out: Stories From Re-Entry

Childhood trauma, embracing differences, and putting your heart out there - what it feels like to return home after prison. A special re-entry episode of Uncuffed. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Uncuffed My Mixtape: Locked Up And Grinding All My Life

Anthony Ivy and Timothy Hicks on "Locked Up" by Lil Durk and "Grinding All My Life" by Nipsey Hussle. It's the Uncuffed My Mixtape, where we listen to our producers' favorite songs. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Goodbye, Solano State Prison — Welcome Home, Luis

Meet an Uncuffed producer as he leaves prison. Luis shares his hopes for a new life, and his colleagues inside talk about getting used to a reality without him. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Uncuffed My Mixtape: Ambitionz Az A Ridah

Steve Brooks at San Quentin on "Ambitionz Az A Ridah," by Tupac Shakur. It's the Uncuffed My Mixtape, where we listen to our producers' favorite songs. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Got Nothin' On The Chow Line: Navigating Life Outside Of Prison

A founding Uncuffed producer visits prison again, this time as a free man. Tommy "Shakur" Ross shares stories and advice from almost two years of freedom. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Uncuffed My Mixtape: The World I Know

Bryan Mazza at Solano on "The World I Know," by Collective Soul. It's the Uncuffed My Mixtape, where we listen to our producers' favorite songs. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed

Striking Out Stigma: A Prison Team Goes Beyond Baseball

People in prison are no stranger to stereotypes. This week, stories about breaking stereotypes everywhere from the classroom to the San Quentin baseball diamond. Learn more, sign up for Uncuffed news, and support the program at www.weareuncuffed.org Follow us @WeAreUncuffed on Instagram and Facebook. Transcripts are available within a week of the episode coming out, at www.kalw.org/podcast/uncuffed