Latest Past Events

Feb 18: Conversations for Justice: Announcing the Women & Survivors Project

The Illinois Prison Project is excited to announce the launch of our Women & Survivors Project! Join us on February 18th at 7 pm CST for our second event in the Conversations for Justice series, where we will celebrate the launch of this project with a discussion of how far we have come and where […]

Feb 16: Survived & Punished in 2021: A Donor Call!


Join us for the first Annual Survived & Punished Donor Call! As a grassroots volunteer-run collective, our critical work to support and free criminalized survivors and to abolish all forms of gender violence, including the prison industrial complex, would not be possible without your contributions. During this call, we'll take a brief look at what […]

Dec 11: Holiday Letters for Lisa Montgomery

Lisa Montgomery, the only woman under a federal death sentence, is scheduled for execution on January 12, 2021. Lisa is one of many incarcerated survivors who experienced horrific abuse as a child for years. In the context of untreated mental health issues stemming from this abuse, she engaged in an act that ended in tragic […]