Incarcerated Mothers Law Project

July 31, 2015
VOLS' Incarcerated Mothers Law Project was mentioned in this post on Bustle. Bustle Article: 6 Organizations That Help Mothers, Because Clearly The Country Doesn't Make Their Needs A Priority Read more
October 20, 2014
Check out a screening of the film, "What I want my words to do to you" that brings us into the minds and hearts of the women incarcerated in New York’s Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, October 23, 2014, 6:30 - 9:30 pm. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Eve Ensler, Donna Hylton... Read more
September 10, 2014
There are over 2 million men, women and children incarcerated in the United States. As the Correctional Association of New York celebrates its 170th anniversary please join them in September for the latest installment of the “States of Denial” series at the Brooklyn Museum. Read more
July 30, 2014
Though shackling pregnant prisoners is illegal in many states, it still occurs frequently. New York Times Article: In Labor, in Chains: The Outrageous Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Read more
July 1, 2014
Albert Samaha's June 10th article, "The Prisoner's Daughter" in The Village Voice provides a unique first-hand account of what it's like to have a parent in prison and the struggle to maintain a meaningful relationship through the eyes of Amanda Rosario, a college student, whose father has been... Read more
June 17, 2014
We never cease to be inspired by Sister Tesa's amazing efforts on behalf of incarcerated mothers and their families through her work at Hour Children. We are proud to work with Hour Children in the VOLS Incarcerated Mothers Law Project. If you are interested in the challenges faced by... Read more
June 17, 2014
We have been enthusiastic supporters of the Echoes of Incarceration Project since their first, self-titled film was released in 2009. In fact, we utilize the film at our annual training for pro bono lawyers for the VOLS Incarcerated Mothers Law Project due to its value in demonstrating the real... Read more
June 10, 2014
With profound sadness, the Incarcerated Mothers Law Project notes the loss of Florence Roberts, a leader, mentor and friend who was dedicated to protecting the legal rights of New York’s most vulnerable residents. Following her retirement, Florence worked as a tireless advocate as a pro bono... Read more
March 31, 2014
This Thursday, April 3rd, the Brooklyn Museum hosts a screening of Crime After Crime: 7 pm, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor Read more