Incarcerated Mothers Law Project

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
March 13, 2014
Winner of the 2013 Director’s Award at the Social Justice Film Festival, Jennifer McShane’s powerful documentary Mothers of Bedford will premiere on PBS World’s Channel as part of the America ReFramed series on March 18th at 8pm. To learn which channel this is in your area, just enter your... Read more
March 9, 2012
Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) congratulates Charity Brady on receiving the 2012 Inspire! Award given each year by the Center for Public Service Law and the Public Service Scholars at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law to selected staff, faculty and two 3L students who inspire the Cardozo... Read more