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ICAN and Tow Wellness Grant Self-Care Retreat

The 2022 ICAN Self-Care Retreat brought together more than 30 members of the Incarcerated Children’s Advocacy Network from June 2-4 at University of Scranton’s Conference and Retreat Center at Chapman Lake in Pennsylvania. We are extremely grateful for The Tow Foundation, whose Wellness and Community Care Program Expansion made this experience possible.  This retreat brought […]

What Does Miller vs. Alabama Mean To Me?

by Kaleem Nazeem June 25, 2022   In answering this question I must look at it from a historical perspective. I also must reflect upon two days of my carceral experience. On the first day in question, I was transferred to the Cummins Unit in Grady, Arkansas. And on the second, I was released after […]

This Black History Month, a Reminder: I Am Somebody!

As we welcome Black History Month 2022, I’m writing to share a reflection with our CFSY community on the Black experience in America, particularly as it relates to the work we do. The excessively punitive sentencing laws the CFSY aims to transform are a direct product of this country’s long history of entrenched institutional racism. […]