Barbara Allan: Founder, Prison Families Anonymous

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuXNGLSjPXE&feature=player_embedded] Through her involvement with The Fortune Society, word spread about the network Barbara was creating with the families. Eventually she formed Prison Families Anonymous (PFA) as a non-profit that provides a safe, non-judgmental place where those in similar situations can connect with one another. “That was the beginning of my recovery,” she says. Barbara […]

Georgia Green Party Urges Negotiated Response to Georgia’s Inmate Sitdown Strike

Georgia Green Party leadership today are urging that calls of concern be placed to the Georgia Department of Corrections urging negotiations with, not retribution against peaceful strikers in six Georgia prisons. In a call to action published at: http://www.georgiagreenparty.org/ and a blog post, at: http://www.georgiagreenparty.org/blogs the Party publishes the demands of striking prisoners and urges a humanitarian […]

Juvenile Justice Military Style (via Chrisy58’s Weblog)

Published on Sunday, August 22, 2010 by CommonDreams.org Juvenile Justice Military Style by Christopher Brauchli O neglectful nature, wherefore art thou thus partial, becoming to some of thy children a tender and benignant mother, to others a most cruel and ruthless stepmother? — Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks It’s a valuable lesson we’re being taught […]