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Alternatives to Arresting Mothers

20jan7:00 pm8:30 pmAlternatives to Arresting MothersJustice advocates share from their lived experiences why and how to create alternative to arresting mothers.

Event Details

80% of women who are incarcerated are mothers of minor children, 82% of women who are incarcerated are survivors of domestic violence. Our panelists include Cynthia Simons, coordinator of our statewide women’s justice coalition at the Texas Centre for Justice & Equity (and formerly incarcerated); Shannon FitzPatrick, a former prosecutor who now works helping incarcerated women on death row who are domestic violence survivors; and Laquita Garcia, statewide policy coordinator for Texas Organizing Project (also formerly incarcerated). Dr. Cathy Marston from Free Battered Texas Women will be our moderator (formerly incarcerated battered woman).


(Friday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio

7150 I-10

Event Entrance Fees (Free/Cost)