This Mental Health Awareness Month let’s talk about how mental illness plays into mass incarceration.
You’ve seen the news. Missouri has joined Georgia, Ohio and Alabama in passing extreme bans that criminalize doctors and make abortion a felony.
Jackie Washington, First African American ACLU of Michigan President, Brought Credibility and Passion to Civil Rights Work
Jacquelin Washington forged equal opportunity and leadership roles for women, especially for African American women, when it felt like there were none.
Sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole at the age of 17, Machelle Pearson held fast to one hope for more than 34 years.
Once again, your lawmakers in Lansing are pushing a package of bills that would endanger women’s lives by ending their access to reproductive healthcare throughout our state.
Imagine being poor and being arrested by the police in Detroit. You are supposed to be innocent until proven guilty, but with no money, you will remain in jail for up to 3 days before you can see a judge called a magistrate.