Join VOTE for a march and rally on December 15, 2017 to wake up and shake up Louisiana on how mass incarceration affects women & girls. We will be standing together to bring our sisters home.
Why? We need them...
Women & girls are the glue that hold our families together but are demonized, oppressed and stripped of their dignity for their suffering. When they are taken out of the home it affects the entire community.
...and they need us.
Women & girls entering the system are victims of abuse, violence, trauma & poverty. They turn to drugs for healing and theft for survical. They are our sisters, mothers aunts, grandmothers, cousins and neigbors.
Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the world ranking 7th in the world for incarcerating women
and Greater New Orleans is the most incarcerated population in the state. Since 1984 the rate of incarceration among women increased by 700%, with Black women incarcerated at twice the rate of White women.
Help us bring women and girls home for the holidays and launch our campaign for dignity by donating at: https://www.gofundme.com/VOTEwomenandgirlsday