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Week of April 4, 2016

The Action Committee For Women In Prison is in need women willing to write to women in prison.

April 4th, 2016|Campaign News|0 Comments

Important breakthrough for mental health treatment for prisoners

In all my years dealing with prisoners and formerly incarcerated persons, the lack of treatment for prisoners with mental health challenges in Illinois prisons has been continuously disturbing. People often enter the prison with such challenges (like depression); serve their sentences with their condition "under the radar," and leave prison in worse condition that when they entered. Until recently, the Illinois prison system had no measurable mental health treatment program. Now, under the leadership of the ever vigilant Uptown People's Law Center, the problem has been put on the table and critical steps taken to solve it.

February 21st, 2016|News, Articles & Essays|0 Comments

Jim Chapman discusses the recent Whole Foods decision to stop carrying inmate-labor products and the effects of protesting

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February 10th, 2016|exclude|0 Comments

The Changing Minds Campaign Introduction from our President, Jim Chapman

February 10th, 2016|exclude|0 Comments