“The majority of people who are in prison are there because society has failed them.”
- Angela Davis
When women exit the U.S. prison system, they're often forgotten and abandoned. Their arrest and conviction records are used to actively block them from getting jobs, finding housing, and so much more. These restrictions impact over 1 million women each year, and their families, as they navigate returning to their communities.
Scroll down to learn more about barriers to re-entry and the struggles that formerly incarcerated women face.