Author: Sonya

  • About the March and This Site

    iamWe Prison Advocacy Network logo of a stylized "x" in black outline including two facing "V" shapes

    The Millions for Prisoners March is organized by the iamWe Prison Advocacy Network.  iamWe Prison Advocacy Network is a Nonprofit, Human Rights organization, dedicated to promoting religious tolerance, prisoner rights, and human kindness. iamWe is committed to educating on the effects of racism and classism that has led to a disproportionate number of Blacks (New Afrikans), Latinos, Native American and poor Whites imprisonment. … Continue reading "About the March and This Site"

  • Join the Virtual March Here!

    Image description: "African American woman in a wheelchair and an orange prison uniform has bars behind her. She is clasping hands with a woman wearing a hijab and tunic who has an amputated hand and legs. Bombs are falling outside her window. The words between them say "Disability Justice means resisting together from solitary cells to open air prisons. To exist is to resist."

    This virtual march is primarily for those who identify as prisoners and or disabled to upload (or send) posts, as the mission of this virtual march is to highlight the intersection between incarceration and disability. For example, we acknowledge many forms of imprisonment (e.g. disabled people may be incarcerated in prisons, nursing homes, psychiatric facilities etc.) and also that the… Continue reading "Join the Virtual March Here!"

  • Mission

    Graphic that reads "End Prison Slavery" with a photo of a march on the national mall with Washington Monument in the background. "Join in Solidarity for this Historic March" with quote from 13th Amendment beneath

    Mission Statement WE SEEK TO UNITE ACTIVISTS, ADVOCATES, PRISONERS, EX-PRISONERS, THEIR FAMILY AND FRIENDS, AS WELL AS ALL OTHERS COMMITTED TO THE FIGHT TO DRASTICALLY REDUCE OR ELIMINATE PRISONS AND THE PRISON SYSTEM, AND REPLACE THEM WITH MORE HUMANE AND EFFECTIVE SYSTEMS. OUR AIM IS TO EXPOSE THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX FOR THE HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATION THAT IT TRULY IS.… Continue reading "Mission"