Marvin Mutch

Marvin Mutch is a formerly incarcerated prison reform activist and co-founder of the Men’s Advisory Council, a prisoner advocacy group first established inside San Quentin to represent the collective needs and grievances of California’s prisoners across the state. Mr. Mutch served 41 years of an indeterminate 7-year to life sentence for a wrongful conviction suffered in 1975.  In July 2018, Marvin addressed a special session of the UN on Aging, and was invited to address the Palliative Care work group about the need for hospice in U.S. prisons. His story is featured in KQED’s documentary  The Trails of Marvin Mutch.