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Prison the Hidden Sentence

Life Inside Out

By Editor / 01/29/2019 / 2 Comments

48 Years Ago and Counting

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I unlocked the car door and watched my husband come through the gate, leaving razor wire and prison walls behind. Older, grayer, thinner, more reserved, more watchful; his face softened as he caught sight of me.… [Read More...]

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2019 Is Here and We’re Ready!

By Editor / 12/31/2018 / 0 Comments
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We’re saying goodbye to 2018 and rolling in 2019. We believe 2019 is going to be the step-up year! Making positive changes one step at a time!

Prison: The Hidden Sentence™ posted our first story, “Visiting Your loved One in Prison – What you should know”, in January of 2015.  We’ve learned a lot since then and we’ve been delivering on our mission to raise awareness on the affects of incarceration on families, children, and communities, to humanize the prison family.  It’s not just someone “over there” or “them”, it’s right here and it could happen to you, and it affects all of us.… [Read More...]

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December’s Give Back Winner

By Editor / 12/30/2018 / 0 Comments
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Prison: The Hidden Sentence™ was recognized by America First Credit Union as December’s Give Back organization. Julia Lazareck, Prison: The Hidden Sentence™ founder, accepted the award on the Morning Blend. Click below to view short presentation.


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Tough Love for Sons in Prison

By Editor / 11/27/2018 / 2 Comments

 Sons In Prison at 16 Years Old

“We got a call in the middle of the night from the sheriff that they were arresting him for being under the influence of drugs. We went to where they were arresting him to talk to the police officers and then they took him to jail.”

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PTHS:  I’m here today with Marie who has had two sons that were incarcerated.… [Read More...]

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Children of Incarcerated Parents Workshop

By Editor / 01/31/2019 / 0 Comments

FFIP, Prison: The Hidden Sentence™, and Emma’s House Present a Workshop for Children of Incarcerated Parents

Prison: The Hidden SentenceFFIP* and Prison: The Hidden Sentence™  are hosting a workshop with Emma’s House.  The workshop for children of incarcerated parents will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, for children (7-12 years old) who have or had an incarcerated parent. … [Read More...]

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Workshop for Children of Incarcerated Parents

By Editor / 11/03/2018 / 0 Comments

FFIP, Prison: The Hidden Sentence™, and Emma’s House Present a Workshop for Children of Incarcerated Parents

Prison: The Hidden SentenceFFIP* and Prison: The Hidden Sentence™  are hosting a workshop with Emma’s House.  The workshop for children of incarcerated parents will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, for children (7-12 years old) who have or had an incarcerated parent. … [Read More...]

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INTERNATIONAL PRISONERS FAMILY CONFERENCE – NICOLE RICHARDSON

By Editor / 11/03/2018 / 2 Comments

Nicole Richardson – Poet at the International Prisoners Family Conference and Beyond!

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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...]

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Closing the Empathy Gap

By Editor / 10/27/2018 / 0 Comments

10th Annual International Prisoners Family Conference

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This year’s conference was held in Dallas, Texas, October 10-12, 2018. Carolyn Esparza has been leading the way and bringing people together at every one of these conferences for the past 10 years! Her insight to the affects of incarceration on families and communities has enabled her to bring important information and informative speakers to the conference so that everyone can learn, meet other great people, and leave with things they can do in their community.… [Read More...]

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Helpful Hannibal Harris

By Editor / 10/15/2018 / 0 Comments

Police Officer to Consultant:  Hannibal Harris Helping Others

Thank you to Mr. Hannibal Harris for submitting this post:

Given the United States legal justice system. I think it’s safe to say, every citizen in some way has been affected. Many Moons ago, I had an uncle incarcerated and charged with sexual assault.… [Read More...]

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A Mother’s Isolation

By Editor / 10/01/2018 / 7 Comments

Mother Feels Guilt and Isolation While Son is Incarcerated

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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...]

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Vote Restoration for Felons

Restore Your Vote

By Editor / 09/30/2018 / 0 Comments

Vote Restoration for Felons
How Felons Can Restore Their Voting Rights

Today I’m talking to Aaron Esparza, Field Organizer for Restore Your Vote campaign, a project of the  Campaign Legal Center. He’s here to provide information about how ex-felons can restore their voting rights here in Nevada.… [Read More...]

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Prison: The Hidden Sentence™ Has Been Helping Family Members of the Incarcerated for Three Years

By Editor / 06/27/2018 / 0 Comments

Here’s What’s Next

prisonthehiddensentence.comPrison: 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...]

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Keep the Momentum Going for Prison: The Hidden Sentence™ Community

By Editor / 06/17/2018 / 0 Comments

Prisonthehiddensentence.comYou Can Help “Prison: The Hidden Sentence ™” Grow

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...]

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Prison the Hidden Sentence and Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons

By Editor / 05/04/2018 / 0 Comments

Prison the Hidden Sentence™ and Friends and Family of Incarcerated Persons: Two Organizations With a Common Goal

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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...]

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Faces of Mass Incarceration Documentary and Panel Discussion

By Editor / 04/16/2018 / 0 Comments

Prison the Hidden Sentence™: The Effects of Mass Incarceration on Families

prisonthehiddensentence.comPrison 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...]

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The Effects of Mass Incarceration on Families

By Editor / 03/25/2018 / 0 Comments

Prison the Hidden Sentence™: The Effects of Mass Incarceration on Families

prisonthehiddensentence.comPrison 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/

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InterNational Prisoner’s Family Conference 2017

By Editor / 05/08/2017 / 0 Comments
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Ninth Annual InterNational Prisoner’s Family Conference 2017

Anyone who has passion, concern, and a sense of accountability for our society in the United States would benefit from this conference.  There is a group of hidden people in our society who need visibility and the conference provides this.… [Read More...]

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Son In Prison

Son in Prison

By Editor / 05/09/2015 / 4 Comments

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My son is in prison

My son wasn’t living with us at the time; we had kicked him out of the house 2-3 weeks prior. He moved in with a friend down the street: he was 17. I was happy he was down the street, but I had no idea he had a drug problem.… [Read More...]

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