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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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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Strengthening Lives and Communities Through Transformative Mentoring

Strengthening Lives and Communities Through Transformative Mentoring

15 Feb 2017

Last year, Barack Obama acknowledged mentoring's efficacy in declaring January as National Mentoring Month. Led by MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, with support from the Highland Street Foundation, National Mentoring Month is an opportunity to share resources and increase awareness around the importance of connecting young people to mentoring relationships. The theme, "Mentor in Real Life," highlighted the ways mentoring is critical to the development of young people. On social media, mentoring organizations and individuals shared resources and stories of mentoring success using the hashtags #MentorIRL and #NationalMentoringMonth. For this year's National Mentoring Month, MENTOR partnered with Nike to launch the EQUALITY campaign "to spread the message of equality, encourage support for the mentoring field, and inspire their customers to become mentors 'In Real Life.'"

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Voices from See Us, Support Us: Sing, Sing, Midnight!

Voices from See Us, Support Us: Sing, Sing, Midnight!

Throughout #SeeUsSupportUs month, we will highlight the voices of people directly impacted by parental incarceration. Below is a piece by See Us, Support Us partners, writer Emily Gallagher, and illustrator Robert Pollock, about Sing Sing Midnight, their child-friendly book about visiting.

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Voices from See Us, Support Us: Jacobia Dahm

Voices from See Us, Support Us: Jacobia Dahm

Throughout #SeeUsSupportUs month, we will highlight the voices of people directly impacted by parental incarceration. Below is a contribution from Jacobia Dahm, a Berlin based photographer, who took photos of some Osborne participants en-route to visit their incarcerated loved ones. Jacobia generously contributed five of her photographs to the See Us Support Us campaign this year. You can see the rest of her "In Transit" collection at her website. 


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