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The Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women Launch National Council
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This Friday, April 22, at the National Press Club the National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls will launch a new organization. This Council is the first-ever national organization created and led by incarcerated NCIFIWG_GRNand formerly incarcerated women and girls.

From the press release:

“The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls supports the work of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and girls who are contributing to changing the criminal justice system by working individually or within organizations. Members support one another by sharing their knowledge and powerful experiences. Council members know firsthand the impact of the current criminal justice policies. We know the realities of incarceration, the many hurdles women face after returning home, and what changes are necessary to shift the system to one based on human dignity and social justice.”

When: Friday, April 22, 2016, 9:30-11:00 AM

Where: The National Press Club
              529 14th St. NW, 13th Floor, Murrow Room
              Washington, DC 20045


This announcement is available at NIC’s Gender-Responsive News for Women and Girls.  Feel free to forward to friends and colleagues.  Subscribe to the newsletter at

For additional resources on Justice-Involved Women go to NIC’s Women Offenders.

Posted Tue, Apr 19 2016 2:03 PM by Elizabeth
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