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The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women

Joined in September 2020

About Us

The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls is committed to abolishing incarceration for women and girls. We believe a prison will never be the place for a woman or girl to heal and advance her life; that prison most often causes further social and economic harm and does not result in an increase in public safety; that the prison experience increases trauma in women and, if they are mothers, to the children they are separated from; that the prison system deepens poverty in the individual lives of incarcerated people and the overall economic stability of their communities; and that the current criminal legal system has failed and needs to be dismantled.

The National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls is committed to abolishing incarceration for women and girls. We believe a prison will never be the place for a woman or girl to heal and advance her life; that…

Issue Areas Include

  • Family
  • Human Rights & Civil Liberties
  • Prison Reform
  • Women

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