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CA Bulletin: Summer 2012

In this issue; The Close to Home Initiative: youth leaders speak out; The Prison Rape Elimination Act; Welcome to CA’s new staff and board membersRead More


Reassessing Solitary Confinement

In June of 2012, the Correctional Association submitted written testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights about New York State’s use of solitary confinement. Read More


May 30, 2012 Senate Democratic Conference Public Forum Testimony, Kim Dadou

Kim Dadou, advocate and survivor of domestic violence, testifies at Women's Forum on Domestic Violence.Read More


May 30, 2012 Senate Democratic Conference Public Forum Testimony, Tamar Kraft-Stolar

The Director of the Correctional Association's Women in Prison Project testifies before the Senate Democratic Conference Public Forum on Domestic Violence on May 30, 2012.Read More


Kim Dadou Shares Her Experience As a DV Survivor in Prison

Kim says prison is not the place for a battered woman to be rehabilitated. Read More


Jaya Vasandani Outlines the DVSJA

Jaya Vasandani, Associate Director of the Women in Prison Project at the CA, explains the policy side of the DVSJA and how it would affect both current DV survivors who are incarcerated and survivor defendants after the bill is passed.Read More


Sharon Richardson, DV Survivor Discusses her Reaction to Crime After Crime

Sharon Richardson, a survivor who spent 20 years in prison, discusses the film and how closely it parallels her own experience in the criminal justice system.Read More


Jesenia Santana from STEPS on the film Crime After Crime

Jesenia Santana, senior policy advisor for STEPS, discusses the importance of Deborah’s story and the urgent need for the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act.Read More


Yoav Potash discussing Crime After Crime and DVSJA

Filmmaker Yoav Potash discusses his film and the DVSJA, which is aimed at bringing public attention to the issues raised by the documentary.Read More


Strength of a Woman

A 20-minute documentary featuring interviews with formerly incarcerated survivors and facts and analysis about the criminal justice system’s failure to appropriately respond to domestic violence survivors who become involved in criminal activity as a result of abuse.Read More