On Giving Tuesday, human rights nonprofit Silent Cry Inc. has much to be thankful for this year. Help the organization continue programs that benefit local communities, provide healing from trauma, and offer aid to those reentering society after incarceration.
Shawanna Vaughn is a Criminal Justice Reform Advocate who fights hard for the incarcerated through Silent Cry Inc.
Nationally-renowned criminal justice advocate Daniel F. Jones, murdered in 2022, lives on through a new Michigan bill: The Daniel Jones Juveniles in Incarceration Education Act, which seeks to improve the well-being of youths imprisoned throughout the state.
Families United: Working To Turn Tragedy Into Healing And Change, For Breonna Taylor And Jacob Blake Jr.'s Legacies
Following the 2020 murder of Breonna Taylor and police shooting of Jacob Blake, Jr, their families are leading the movement for justice. Bianca Austin and Jacob Blake, Sr. are the founders of Families United, an organization supporting victims of police violence and misconduct.
Silent Cry Inc. Breaks The Stigmas On Mental Health And Post Traumatic Prison Disorder For Mental Health Awareness Month
Human rights nonprofit Silent Cry Inc. is working to break the stigmas on mental health and Post Traumatic Prison Disorder for Mental Health Awareness Month. Join Silent Cry in Detroit on May 20th for a fundraising 5K Run/Walk to support mental health advocacy.
Police Response to Mental Health Crises Leads to Shootings and Trauma Inflicted on Black Communities
In Detroit, police response to people with mental health crises is resulting in fatal shootings and trauma, especially for Black communities. The spike in violence is part of a nationwide trend. How can we address and reduce the harm before it's too late?
Demonstrators Continue to Sound the Alarm About Abuses at Michigan's Huron Valley Prison: "They Are Not Pieces on a Chess Board!"
Humanitarian advocates are protesting abuses at the Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility, Michigan's only women's prison. Conditions are crowded and toxic, sexual assault and disease run rampant, and inmate deaths are raising alarm.
Following a recent act of gun violence in Harlem, New York State Assembly candidate Shawanna Vaughn discusses the importance of adequate mental health care as a preventative measure against future violence.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). This Juneteenth, she reflects on the legacy that led to New York's current public housing crisis.
Shawanna E. Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry, is a first-time candidate for the New York State Assembly's 70th District (Harlem). But her lifelong experience with systemic inequities allows her to focus on the most important community needs.
I Can Relate: An Op-ed by Shawanna Vaughn: A Harlem Resident Running For for New York State Assembly, 70th District
Shawanna Vaughn is a new contender for New York State Assembly's 70th District. But she can relate to the Harlem community - here's why the people should vote for her to represent them in office.
Shawanna Vaughn, founder of the nonprofit Silent Cry Inc., delves into her personal experience with the prison system and the multitude of injustices facing the incarcerated population.
Michigan Department of Corrections Under Fire for Failing to Take Appropriate Measures to Combat Covid-19
The pandemic has had devastating consequences for communities, individuals, and businesses. With infections steadily on...
Her aim is to provide resources to those dealing with trauma and loss due to gang violence and police brutality, in addition to aiding women recently released from jail with counseling services.