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.
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.
Tawanda Jennings Unlawfully Detained Without Due Process: Calls For Justice In California And New York
Tawanda Jennings has been unlawfully detained in California since June 2, 2023, mostly due to New York State's failure to produce a crucial governor's warrant. Jennings's support team, including noted advocates Jamilia Land and Shawanna Vaughn of Silent Cry Inc., are calling for her release.
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?
Remembering Daniel F. Jones: Nationally-Renowned Criminal Justice Advocate and Detroit Community Leader
Following the tragic killing of Daniel F. Jones, a nationally-renowned criminal justice advocate, friends and family remember what the community leader meant to people in his native Detroit and around the country.
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.