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Feb 2020 Events

Feb 2020 Events

Feb 2, Chicago: Valentines Against Violence & Incarceration   February 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Join Chicago Books to Women in Prison, Moms United and Read/Write for the 2nd annual Valentines Against Violence & Incarceration.        ...

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How Far Can Abused Women Go to Protect Themselves?

How Far Can Abused Women Go to Protect Themselves?

Article by Elizabeth Flock at The New Yorker about the criminalization of self-defense in cases of sexual and domestic violence. Excerpt below: In the past several decades, imprisonment of women in the United States has increased at a rate twice that of men; there are...

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Bresha Meadows Thought You’d Understand

Bresha Meadows Thought You’d Understand

by Melissa Jeltsen at the Huffington Post. Excerpt below: There are things that Bresha Meadows remembers about the night she killed her father and things she doesn’t. She tells me this as she slowly picks apart a chocolate chip cookie, discarding the stale edges....

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Child Law Penalizes Moms for Abusive Partners

Child Law Penalizes Moms for Abusive Partners

Article written by Angelika Albaladejo for Capital & Main. Excerpt below... Ingrid Archie thought she was doing everything right to protect her children. She got a restraining order against her abusive partner and moved into a domestic violence shelter with her...

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Now Available: Toolkit to Organize Letterwriting Events

Now Available: Toolkit to Organize Letterwriting Events

Download S&P Toolkit to Organize Letterwriting Events! Writing letters is a critical tool to overcome the isolation and erasure of people who are incarcerated. Gathering in a group to write can be a way to take collective action, to show solidarity, and to support...

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Tondalao Hall Is Free!

Tondalao Hall Is Free!

We are thrilled to share that Tondalao Hall is free after being released from Mabel Basset Correctional Facility yesterday afternoon! Last month, the Oklahoma Pardon & Parole Board unanimously voted in favor of a commutation of Tondalao's 30 year sentence, a...

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