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PTHS: I’m here today with Marie who has had two sons that were incarcerated.… [Read More...]Read More
The 10th annual InterNational Prisoners Family Conference was held October 10-12 in Dallas, Texas. One of the bright lights in the conference were readings from the poetry of Nicole Richardson. Her writings are compelling and draw you in and you’ll want to hear more!… [Read More...]Read More
Thank you Anonymous for sharing your heartfelt story about your feelings of guilt and isolation while your son is serving his sentence and everything that you have been through. With over six million people in the prison system and over 10% of the population on the outside supporting them, you are definitely not alone and deserve support and help.… [Read More...]Read More
If you are anywhere near St. Augustine, Florida, on September 9, this is the event to attend! The event begins at 5pm at the Corazon Cinema and Cafe. There will be a discussion of prison reform and the effects of prison on families and communities.… [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
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
For those of you who forgot that the incarcerated humans in this country are indeed just that – human – I’d like you to think on this the next time you talk about “inmates, criminals, convicts, etc.”
These humans have families and those who love them, despite whatever they did.… [Read More...]Read More
After years of waiting and counting down, it is almost time for the gates on the Iron House to open and your loved one to step through and come home. Your greatest dream and your worst nightmare are about to be realized…yes, it is your loved one and no, you don’t know this person anymore.… [Read More...]Read More
Looking at this picture it would be difficult for most people to determine if he’s a Corrections Officer or a Convict? Well Officer T is a Corrections Officer and has been gracious enough to share insights into how he interacts with inmates and families in the prisons and jails that he’s worked in.… [Read More...]Read More
While it appears on the surface that society as a whole looks down on prisoners and their families, they represent a significant portion of the population. More than 2 million people are held in American prisons, jails and correctional facilities.
It’s really difficult to prepare for visiting your loved one in prison because each time could be a little different depending on the facility rules and interpretation by the guards. What will help you prepare is to be ready to expect anything.… [Read More...]Read More
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