Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency! Analyses & Interviews

Cyntoia Brown Granted Clemency! Analyses & Interviews

After 15 years of incarceration for defending her life, Cyntoia Brown will finally be released. Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam commuted her sentence following ongoing public support for her freedom. She will be eligible for release on August 7, 2019, and she’ll be...
#Clemency4CyntoiaBrown

#Clemency4CyntoiaBrown

Survived & Punished joins thousands of others in the call for the clemency of Cyntoia Brown, a young Black woman in Tennessee who, in 2004, was sentenced to life imprisonment for defending her life while in the sex industry at 16-years-old. TAKE ACTION: Visit...
Tammy Garvin’s Sentence Commuted!

Tammy Garvin’s Sentence Commuted!

On November 21, 2018, Tammy Garvin was commuted by Governor Jerry Brown!! We are elated that Tammy now has a chance at parole and release. Tammy is a survivor of domestic violence and sex trafficking who was sentenced to Life Without the Possibility of Parole (LWOP),...