Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
Courtesy of THE FLORIDA TIMES-UNION Posted: January 10, 2014 – 10:28am | Updated: January 11, 2014 – 1:00am By Larry Hannan (904) 359-4770 firstname.lastname@example.org Marissa Alexander can remain free on bond, but judge clearly upset with home-detention supervisor A Jacksonville judge has ruled […]
Courtesy of FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 26, 2013 PRESS CONTACT: Michelle Rodanes (772) 634-2418 JUDGE GRANTS PRE-TRIAL RELEASE THE NIGHT BEFORE THANKSGIVING This time of year we reflect and give thanks for our family and loved ones. We gather around the table with all the trimmings and reminisce about […]
Mothers of incarcerated children often feel ashamed, depressed, isolated and alone. We invite all MOTHERS nationwide (included are dad’s who walk in mom’s shoes), whose son or daughter is in prison, no matter what their age, to join with the National Union of Mothers4Justice in creating a strong network of moms who stand ready to contact […]
Marissa Alexander is a survivor of domestic violence from Jacksonville, FL who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for defending herself from violence. National action: Urge the State to Drop […]
SENATOR WANTS ALEXANDER PARDONED Posted: August 5, 2013 – 6:06pm Courtesy of Florida Times Union State Sen. Dwight Bullard, D-Miami, wrote to members of the Florida Cabinet on Monday, asking them to support his call for a pardon for Marissa Alexander.
Article courtesy of: PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC. Richard P. Burton, Sr., Director As some Civil Rights and Political Leaders are advocating a new civil rights agenda and saluting certain Supreme Court victories, and speaking against some setbacks, the United States has once again surpassed its own world record for incarcerating the highest percentage of its population, with African Americans and Hispanics […]
A comprehensive approach to re-entry requires the recognition that re-entry is not just about individuals coming home, it is also about the homes and communities to which they return (Forest & Kearns 2001). Few people are completely unchanged or unscathed by the prison experience. At the very least, prison is painful and incarcerated persons often suffer […]