2015: Month by Month

For the past five years, our project has grown, reaching women within our state and beyond. By the close of 2015 our staff had reached more than 1,000 incarcerated mothers. Thank you to all of you who continue to support our mission of working in compassionate solidarity with incarcerated mothers to create community, opportunity, and change.

Here is what we were up to over the past year:

JANUARY We created a webinar to share some ideas about how to start a Prison Doula Project.

FEBRUARY Simone Weichselbaum from the Marshall Project came to interview the staff for a feature story on the Marshall Project. We ate Thai sandwiches in Stadium Village, she was frightened by the cold, and told us stories about her adventures in corrections from around the country.

MARCH The Association of America University Women gave us a grant out of their Action Fund and asked us to speak at their monthly meeting. Thank you AAUW!!

We were asked to review a manuscript of a book called Raising Heaven about a mother who gives birth in prison. Thank you Patrick Jones for the opportunity!