Voices from See Us, Support Us: Danait W. Yemane

Voices from See Us, Support Us: Danait W. Yemane

02 Oct 2018

Throughout #SeeUsSupportUs month, we will highlight the voices of people directly impacted by parental incarceration. Below is a piece by See Us, Support Us partner Danait, a Columbia University MPH candidate, about her relationship with her father and how his incarceration affected him and their relationship. 


 

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See Us, Support Us Events

See Us, Support Us Events

01 Oct 2018

October is See Us, Support Us month, a month-long campaign to champion the needs, experiences, and resiliency of children with incarcerated parents and encourage states, agencies, and organizations to adopt the Children of Incarcerated Parents Bill of Rights. See below for information on events in New York State during October. 

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Osborne Welcomes Two New Board Members

Osborne Welcomes Two New Board Members

01 Oct 2018

The Osborne Association, a New York-based policy advocacy and direct-service organization dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system, welcomed Meridiam North American CEO James S. Rubin and Wells Fargo Senior Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager of Community Lending and Investment Page Travelstead to its Board of Directors. Both new members are committed to advancing Osborne’s mission to make our criminal justice system safer, fairer, and more just and offer the organization extensive experience in public service and community development.

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A Special Message from Carolina Cordero Dyer

A Special Message from Carolina Cordero Dyer

19 Sep 2018

I am writing to let you know that I am stepping away from my role as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Osborne Association at the end of next month. It has been a difficult decision, but one that I believe is right for me, my wife, and my two wonderful high-school-aged children who just began at their new school in Syracuse a few weeks ago.
 

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Statement from the Osborne Association on the Nationwide Prison Strike

Statement from the Osborne Association on the Nationwide Prison Strike

09 Sep 2018

Today, on the anniversary of the 1971 Attica prison uprising, people in prison across 17 states end a three-week prison strike. At the start, organizers released a list of 10 demands that include immediately improving working and living conditions in prison, rescinding the Prison Litigation Reform Act (a cynical "reform" that severely restricts the rights of incarcerated people to mount legal challenges), restoring voting rights to all confined citizens, ending death by incarceration, and providing rehabilitation services for all people in prison, including those convicted of violent crimes. 

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