The Convening (2017)

We need to shift the weight from a criminal justice system driven by perpetual punishment and dehumanization to one rooted in healing; accountability; transformation, and the recognition of each person’s inherent dignity and right to reach their full potential.

-Keynote Speaker Miyhosi Benton

Convening on Pregnancy in Correctional Settings

In December 2017, ARRWIP hosted the “Convening on Pregnancy in Correctional Settings.” The convening brought together over 70 previously incarcerated women, researchers, advocates, prison and jail administrators, and health care providers from across the country to discuss how incarceration impacts pregnant people—and what we can do to catalyze change.

You can learn more about the convening by viewing the program, executive summary, and watching video footage from the event.