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Incarcerated Mothers & Their Children

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I Was Like the Sun: Children of Formerly Incarcerated Mothers Speak About The Women’s Building

Transformation from the Inside Out Event

Transformation from the Inside Out film


Forced To Serve 10 Years In A Men’s Prison, A Trans Activist Demands Change, December 15, 2017


Keila Pulinario Thought Prison Was Tough. Then She Had To Find A Job, December 7, 2017

The Nation

This Building Was Once a Notorious Women’s Prison. Now It’s Becoming a Center for Feminist Organizing, February 22, 2017.

The Huffington Post
The Culture Trip’s Bayview Series:
The New York Times

Former Prison for Women to Become a Place That Serves Them, November 11, 2015.

The Village Voice

A Women’s Prison in Chelsea Will Be Transformed, November 21, 2016.

Public News Service

Cuomo Signs Anti-Shackling Bill into Law, December 24, 2015.

State of New York Press Release

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Prohibit Shackling of Pregnant Inmates During Transportation, December 22, 2015.


New York Expands the Rights of Pregnant Women Not to Be Shackled, December 22, 2015.

The Nation