Art Contest for Social Justice


Call for Artists and Poems 2021

Let’s Get Free’s 5th Annual Art Show across the walls

Enter Submissions by August 30th


End Death by Incarceration 2020
Art Show featuring artists on both sides of the walls

New Film: Wide Open

After decades in prison, Tamika Bell, Paulette Carrington and Starr Granger share some of what the journey home looks and feels like.

Hear more stories from the inside

by the numbers

women with life sentences


192

women sentenced to die in PA prisons

5

people who identify as transgender with DBI (that we know of)

3

women have been commuted since 1992

35

women have died in custody since 1982

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
Water color portrait of a women breaking apart bars with the quote, ” Second Chances are first choices for Redemption” – Kristen Edmundson, Kristen is currently serving Life Without Parole at SCI-Muncy. Artwork by Morgan Overton