Dealing with an elderly parent with Alzheimer’s and having a brother that passed away in prison from a terminal illness, has made me pay more attention to articles and information about people in prison that are elderly and terminally ill. … [Read More...]Read More
This Pennsylvania Support Group was started when my lovely cousin decided to get himself into a pickle and get placed in a state prison on a three-strike rule. I was so mad at him that I didn’t want to talk to him or have anything to do with him.… [Read More...]Read More
Sometimes I forget that I’ve ever been incarcerated or the felon merry-go-round that I’ve been on. When I’m feeding the chickens, tending to my vegetable garden, or doing the every day tasks it takes to keep my parents small farm running, it simply slips my mind.… [Read More...]Read More
Prison: The Hidden Sentence ™ is looking for the right partners who can help us further our efforts for family members of the incarcerated.
Prison: The Hidden Sentence ™ has been raising awareness, empathy, and providing education for three years for this often forgotten group of children and adults who are serving their own sentence on the outside.… [Read More...]Read More
Prison: The Hidden Sentence ™ is looking for new supporters who can help us further our efforts for family members of the incarcerated.
Prison: The Hidden Sentence ™ has been raising awareness, empathy, and support for over three years for this often forgotten group of children and adults who are serving their own sentence on the outside.… [Read More...]Read More
International speaker, trainer, and digital media expert, Christina Aldan, interviewed Prison the Hidden Sentence’s Julia Lazareck. Christina has a “Lucky Girl” podcast with a special “Transformational Series”. She interviewed Julia about her journey from victim to hero.… [Read More...]Read More
Julia Lazareck, CEO and founder of Prison the Hidden Sentence™, and president of Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons (FFIP) presented to the Toastmasters Burnt Toast II club on May 2, 2018.… [Read More...]Read More
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Today I’m here today with a couple who had an incarcerated daughter.… [Read More...]Read More
Prison the Hidden Sentence™ and Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons (FFIP) sponsored the “Faces of Mass Incarceration” documentary and panel discussion at UNLV’s Radical Consciousness Conference on April 13, 2018. … [Read More...]Read More
Prison the Hidden Sentence™ and Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons (FFIP) are sponsoring two sessions at UNLV’s Radical Consciousness Conference on April 13, 2018, 9am – 3:30pm. More information about the event can be found at https://ffipnv.org/event/prison-the-hidden-sentence-effects-of-mass-incarceration-on-families/
Since the 1980s, U.S.… [Read More...]Read More
Prison punishes more than those in the prison system, it punishes the innocent friends and families who are serving the sentence on the outside. FFIP – Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons is a non-profit organization that provides support group meetings, programs, events, and information to help those on the outside lead healthy and productive lives. … [Read More...]Read More
It is no coincidence National Prisoner Family Month is scheduled for the same month as the long established Mental Health Month — MAY! The scheduling is intentional.
For decades criminal justice advocates have implored the public to recognize a very important fact: the vast majority of prisoners not only need mental health intervention, but can and will substantially benefit from mental health intervention.… [Read More...]Read More
Today I’m here with La’Jordawn, daughter of Obadyah Ben-Yisrayl, who is serving life in prison. La’Jordawn has never known her father outside of prison. She was born when her father was facing the death penalty which was later commuted to a life sentence. He spent 19 years on death row and has been in prison for 26 years at the time of this interview.… [Read More...]Read More
The CES show is held in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 9-12, 2018. This is the go-to show for people around the world who are interested in the newest, coolest, upcoming, electronic gadgets. They get to preview tv’s, computers, robots, electronics and smart technology before they hit the market.… [Read More...]Read More
The Holiday season is upon us and many people have an empty chair at their holiday table. At this time, when the weather turns chilly and we move indoors to enjoy the warmth and safety of our homes and the closeness of family and friends, I am acutely aware of those not so fortunate: people who are out in the elements, either because of dire financial situations or mental and addictive illness.… [Read More...]Read More
My lil’ brother, Bug, was arrested at 16-years-old and convicted of second degree murder and given a twenty to life sentence. Bug has done a majority of his time at Pelican Bay for the exception of being transferred to Calipatria in Southern California. … [Read More...]Read More
Ingrid Lederhaas provided us with a link to her article posted in the Huffington Post, “As A White-Collar Criminal, All I Want Is A Second Chance”. She tells about how she ended up in prison, and how all she wants is a second chance:
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Three years ago, I made a colossal mistake that changed my life forever.
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