Voices from See Us, Support Us: Pamela Brunskill

Voices from See Us, Support Us: Pamela Brunskill

Throughout #SeeUsSupportUs month, we will highlight the voices of people directly impacted by parental incarceration. Below is a contribution from Pamela Brunskill, a literacy coach, developer of educational resources, writer, and NYCIP Partner. Read Pamela's moving piece, Visiting Prison: The Endless Wait about her experience visiting her father for the first time after many years.

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Voices from See Us, Support Us: Jacobia Dahm

Voices from See Us, Support Us: Jacobia Dahm

Throughout #SeeUsSupportUs month, we will highlight the voices of people directly impacted by parental incarceration. Below is a contribution from Jacobia Dahm, a Berlin based photographer, who took photos of some Osborne participants en-route to visit their incarcerated loved ones. Jacobia generously contributed five of her photographs to the See Us Support Us campaign this year. You can see the rest of her "In Transit" collection at her website. 


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Voices from See Us, Support Us: Danait W. Yemane

Voices from See Us, Support Us: Danait W. Yemane

02 Oct 2018

Throughout #SeeUsSupportUs month, we will highlight the voices of people directly impacted by parental incarceration. Below is a piece by See Us, Support Us partner Danait, a Columbia University MPH candidate, about her relationship with her father and how his incarceration affected him and their relationship. 


 

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Statement from the Osborne Association on the Nationwide Prison Strike

Statement from the Osborne Association on the Nationwide Prison Strike

09 Sep 2018

Today, on the anniversary of the 1971 Attica prison uprising, people in prison across 17 states end a three-week prison strike. At the start, organizers released a list of 10 demands that include immediately improving working and living conditions in prison, rescinding the Prison Litigation Reform Act (a cynical "reform" that severely restricts the rights of incarcerated people to mount legal challenges), restoring voting rights to all confined citizens, ending death by incarceration, and providing rehabilitation services for all people in prison, including those convicted of violent crimes. 

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William Morton Comes Home

On a clear summer day in July, William Morton left Fishkill Correctional Facility after twenty two years of incarceration. As he passed through the final chain link fence into the parking lot, he was met with a smile, tears, and a hug by Laura Roan, director of Elderly Reentry Initiative (ERI), an Osborne program based in Newburgh, New York.  

Leaving Fishkill

 

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