December 5, 2019

Prisons Neglect Pregnant Women In Their Healthcare Policies

This past August, released surveillance footage showed 26-year-old Diana Sanchez alerting Denver County Jail deputies and medical staff that she was in labor just hours before she gave birth to her son, alone i...

November 26, 2019

The CJI FreeHer Fund is requesting proposals from eligible grassroots organizations led by women and girls working to end mass criminalization and incarceration of women and girls. CJI’s FreeHer Funding Circle is a partnership with The National Council of Currently and...

August 19, 2019

[Apply Now] Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic Grant Program

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau is seeking applications for the Re-Employment Support and Training for the Opioid Related Epidemic (RESTORE) Grant Program, wh...

July 23, 2019

July 19, 2019 - Breanna Edwards - Essence Magazine

Tonie Willis’ mother, Ardella, saw the good in everybody.

When she passed away in 2009, Willis was determined that her mother’s legacy would live on through her. And so, in 2010, Ardella’s House, a non-profit organizatio...

June 27, 2019

Thursday, July 11, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT

While men compromise the overwhelming proportion of people in prison for life, the number of women serving life sentences is rising more quickly than it is for men. Nationwide one of every 15 women in prison — nearly 7,000 w...

June 11, 2019

“There was nothing in place for the ladies,” recounts Anita Williams, MsEd when she reflects on the origins of Sisters Returning Home, a nonprofit dedicated to serving formerly-incarcerated Philadelphians.

Founded in 2009 by Peggy Sims, Sisters Returning Home initially...

June 10, 2019

Department of Corrections Seeks Service Providers to Assist Female Reentrants 

Harrisburg, PA – Department of Corrections officials, in accordance with state contract purchasing policies, are seeking service providers and vendors to provide specific programming to assis...

May 21, 2019

In keeping with their mission to fund social change for women and girls, the Valentine Foundation has adopted four of the Women’s Funding Network’s Indicators of Social Change to structure its grantmaking.

These Indicators provide a powerful tool for Valentine Fou...

April 18, 2019

SAVE THE DATE! Stand in Solidarity with Women In Reentry

Join the People's Paper Co-Op for the 3rd annual Women in Reentry Day which is being organized by a group of powerhouses, the spring 2019 Women in Reentry Advocacy Fellows at the People's Paper Co-op! What is Wome...

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