Oct 13: #FreeAllSurvivors Days of Action – DV Awareness Month!

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Take action to free incarcerated survivors in California by submitting public comment to Governor Gavin Newsom! bit.ly/FreeAllSurvivors ​The criminal punishment system does not end domestic and sexual violence, it facilitates domestic and sexual violence. Over 90% of people in women’s prisons, and many in men’s prisons, are survivors of […]

Oct 15, NYC: Speakout for Survival & Mass Clemency

875 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10022 875 3rd Ave., New York, NY, United States

Cuomo failed in many egregious ways and Governor Hochul must do better by addressing the needs of criminalized survivors! Please save that date on October 15th to join Survived and Punished NY in demanding Governor Hochul and New York State (NYS) acknowledge and atone for the ways they have abandoned so many survivors, particularly survivors they […]

Nov 8: #FreeMaddesynGeorge Press Conference

Join the Campaign to Free Maddesyn George for a virtual press conference on November 8 at 2 p.m. Panelists will discuss the many social justice issues that intersect in this urgent case. Featured speakers include attorney and playwright Mary Kathryn Nagle and professors Val Kalei Kanuha (University of Washington), Alisa Bierria (University of California Los […]

Nov 12: 25 Year Anniversary of California Coalition for Women Prisoners

Join S&P partner, the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, for a special virtual anniversary event celebrating two and a half decades of California Coalition for Women Prisoners’ inside/outside organizing and the consistent publication of The Fire Inside newsletter, now the longest published newsletter by and for people in US women’s prisons. We are honored to announce Mariame Kaba as our keynote speaker and […]

Mar 3: Defending Self-Defense: A Call to Action by Survived & Punished


Defending Self-Defense: A Call to Action by Survived & Punished Date: Thursday, March 3, 2022 Time: 3:00-4:30PM PST Location: Online/Zoom (Registration Required) EVENT FLYER Survivors of domestic and sexual violence who defend themselves are systemically targeted for punishment by the legal system. Join us for the launch of Defending Self-Defense, a community-based, survivor-centered research report that identifies key patterns […]

Apr 5: Organizing Toward Survival


April 5 at 7-9pm CT In conversations about the incarceration of survivors of violence, survivors are often discussed solely in terms of their victimization or their cases. What frequently goes unmentioned is that incarcerated survivors regularly organize for justice, freedom, and liberation -- for themselves, for each other, and for all who are caged. This […]

Dec 8: Toolkit Launch: Supporting Sex Workers & Survivors

Zoom webinar, see link above

Join us for the online launch of the new toolkit, Supporting Sex Workers & Survivors: Lessons for Defense Campaigns! Thursday, Dec 8, 2022 3pm PT / 5pm CT / 6pm ET Zoom webinar: bit.ly/SWToolkit

S&P CA Letter Writing Event

Freedom and Movement Center 4408 Market St, Oakland, CA, United States

Survived and Punished CA Letter Writing Event Isolation is central to the persistence of domestic violence and incarceration. Join Survived and Punished California to write letters to incarcerated survivors - help break isolation and build community across walls! RSVP at bit.ly/spletters COVID safety protocols observed & venue is ADA accessible.