These suggestions come from Phyllis Tucker-Saunder's "Prisons-The New Plantation" presentation given at Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church on Nov 5 2016.
Screen & Share Films/Documentaries
- “13th” by Ave DuVernay - Mass Incarceration Documentary
- “Milwaukee 53206" - the story of those affected by mass incarceration
- NRCAT's "Breaking Down The Box" (solitary confinement) www.nrcat.org/breakingdownthebox
- The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
- Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
- Hell is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement by Casella, Ridgeway ...
- Ministry with Prisoners & Families: The Way Forward by Charles E Lewis Jr, W Wilson Goode Sr. Harold Dean Trulear (Judson Press-$ I goes to prison ministry)
- NRCAT Petition - www.nrcat.org/solitary
- REDEEM Act Petition -http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/the-redeem-act-2015 Commission to Study Reparation for African-Americans (H.R. 40) - introduced by Conyers in 1989. Suggests that the government study the impact of slavery on social, political & economic life of our nation- http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/hr-40 or google "change.org afrodescendants” (multiple petitions found)
- SAFE Justice Act of 2015 (H.R. 2944) - reining in the size and costs of federal criminal code and prison system. *Petition Closed but tell your U.S. Rep. to support the SAFE Act today!*
- Sentencing Reform & Corrections Act (S. 2123) - scale back harshest mandatory penalties that contribute to mass incarceration. Urge your representatives in Congress to push for its passage. More info. - Mark O'Brien. Criminal Justice Policy Assoc. firstname.lastname@example.org 202-544 5478
- Dr. Viola Bradford, Abundant Life Christian Ministries, to schedule presentations for your church or group -email@example.com
- Dr. Harold Dean Trulear 's website for what your congregation can do to address the impact of incarceration in your community- http://www.healingcommunities.com/resources
- NRCAT's Virtual Reality Solitary Confinement - http://www.nrcat.org
- Phyllis Tucker-Saunders, IFE, Inc., to schedule presentations for your church or group firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-475-0481
- Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church - http://www.capitolhillpreschurch.org Contact Dr. Alice Bellis at email@example.com to get your name on the Movie Night mailing list.
- National Capital Presbytery - http://thepresbytery.org
Make a tax deductible donation to an organization:
- NRCAT - http://www.nrcat.org (solitary confinement)
- Healing Communities - http://www.healingcommunitiesusa.com/resources
- Healing Communities Book Fund - Support purchase of college text books for incarcerated persons at the DC Jail who will be taking college courses. DONATE TODAY or online at http://www.healingcommunitiesusa.com.
Pray for those impacted by incarceration
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