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California Coalition for Women Prisoners celebrates 25+ years

Twenty-five years uplifting and working alongside criminalized and incarcerated women is celebrated by CCWP. 

COVID-19 overtakes California’s federal prisons, infecting 1,534 prisoners, killing 31

Newsweek reports that more than a third of federally incarcerated people with coronavirus are now in one institution, Terminal Island Prison in Southern California.

Incarcerated women risk their lives fighting California fires – part of...

For most of the 23 years Romarilyn Ralston spent in a California prison, she made 37 cents an hour, unable to afford crafty birthday cards for her two sons, let alone the financial support she desperately wanted to give them. Ralston did clerical and recreational work at the California Institution for Women in Chino, while voluntarily training women who have recently made national headlines for being on the front lines of the state’s biggest wildfires.