BY MARIAME KABA & ANDREA J. RITCHIE · JULY 16, 2020 Calls for arrests of the officers who killed Breonna Taylor are intensifying daily – Breonna’s family, community, celebrities, social media, Black women and allies across the United States are demanding equal justice for our sister slain by police. Many of these calls point [...]
Call to Action to Support Women’s Bodily Autonomy and Close the ICE Detention Camps, from Grassroots Global JusticeGael Gundin2020-12-03T02:06:14+00:00
Español abajo For Immediate Release: September 22, 2020 Washington, D.C– Last week a whistleblower complaint by Dawn Wooten, a nurse employed at a privately owned Irwin County Detention Center, revealed that high rates of hysterectomies were performed, some without consent, on migrant women. Wooten called the gynecologist, Dr. Mahendra Amin, a ‘“uterus collector,” who [...]
Until We’re Free: Philanthropy’s Role in Decriminalizing, Decarcerating, and Dreaming our Future, from Borealis Philanthropy.Gael Gundin2021-01-12T18:42:12+00:00
Until We’re Free: Philanthropy’s Role in Decriminalizing, Decarcerating, and Dreaming our Future, from Borealis Philanthropy. At Borealis Philanthropy, we invest in grassroots organizers and social justice movements working to create community safety for everyone. We honor the powerful leadership of Black women, girls, trans and gender nonconforming people who are working to end mass [...]
Who Pays? The True Cost of Incarceration on Families proves that the costs of locking up millions of people is much deeper than we think. Locking up individuals also breaks apart their families and communities, saddles them with overwhelming debt, and leads to mental and physical ailments. The situation is dire, but a better approach is possible.