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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).

Time

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

Location

First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Antonio

7150 I-10

Event Entrance Fees (Free/Cost)

Free