Commentary

We need a grassroots movement of families of inmates

 The following commentary is from "One Mother's Voice: In the Name of Justice" podcast for October 9, 2017 There was a strong pre-Trump push for criminal justice reform from many segments of the justice system, including law enforcement, prison administrators and judges. Calls for eliminating plea bargaining, ending solitary confinement, improving prison conditions, banning for-profit,… Continue reading We need a grassroots movement of families of inmates

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Update: “Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March”

"Millions for Prisoner Human Rights March"  Speakers have been confirmed for the "Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March." They include Ramona Afrika (MOVE Organization); April Groggins (D.C. Black Lives Matter); Natalie M. Cohen (Prison Lives Matter); General Parker (Central Illinois Coalition of Black Trade Unionists); and Shaundra Scott (ACLU, South Carolina) DATE:  Saturday, August 19, 2017… Continue reading Update: “Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March”

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D.C. March for prisoners’ human rights

On my podcast, "One Mother's Voice," I advocate that families of inmates become active in criminal justice reform by whatever means necessary---lobby for reforms, donate to advocacy groups, pressure state and federal legislators, or form support groups. An upcoming march and rally sponsored by iamWE (part of the Prisoner Advocacy Network) offers an opportunity to take… Continue reading D.C. March for prisoners’ human rights