End Death by Incarceration
The goal of this contest is to raise awareness about death by incarceration, particularly uplifting the experiences of women and trans people sentenced to life without parole in Pennsylvania.
There are two categories: Artists in Prison and Artists in Solidarity.
Deadline Extended to July 25th. Cash prizes.
We got issues
There are many facets to the issue of death by incarceration in PA and how it intersects with gender. Here are some of them explained.
- Aging in Prison
- Life Sentences are Death Sentences
- Domestic and Sexual Violence
- Transformation, Resilience & Redemption
- Compassionate/Medical Release
- Public Safety
women with life sentences
women sentenced to die in PA prisons
people who identify as transgender with DBI (that we know of)
women have been commuted since 1992
women have died in custody since 1982