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Interviews with Women Currently or Formerly Under Supervision Are Available

National Research on Women in the Justice System Available-Call for Factsheet

Recent Radio Show on Women Returning from Prison at:

http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/audio/2014/01/woman-offenders-upcoming-events- violence-reentry-interview-lashonia-etheridge-bey/

Women in the criminal justice system have higher rates of substance abuse, physical and sexual violence, HIV, mental health and unemployment issues per national research. Approximately 7 in 10 women under correctional supervision have minor children.

Who: Current and past women under supervision, The Court Services and Offender

Supervision Agency, the US Attorney’s Office, the US Parole Commission, D.C. Healthy Start

Consortium and the Fairview Residential Reentry Center.

What: Speakers and Information Sessions

Where: Temple of Praise, 700 Southern Avenue, SE, Washington, D.C. 20032

When: Saturday, February 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Why: The Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency and allied organizations have implemented a comprehensive plan to increase services to women offenders. The annual Women’s Re-entry Forum is part of that plan.

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