Art Contest for Social Justice

End Death by Incarceration

Art Contest

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
  • Commutation
  • Domestic and Sexual Violence
  • Transformation, Resilience & Redemption
  • Compassionate/Medical Release
  • Public Safety

by the numbers

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

Life Cycles Toward Freedom is a collaboration between Let’s Get Free and the Women LIfer’s Resume Project

Contact: or call 443 – 603-6964