Karlene Faith



Reflections on Inside/Out Organizing

Author Karlene Faith observes that as prison activists, we know a lot about men in prison, but much less about women. There are far fewer incarcerated women, and they are seldom in the news. This article briefly reflects on certain events during three decades of prisoners’ rights activism: first, the early days of activism in California, through which the author identifies seven organizing and unifying principles, and second, more recent activities in Canada.

prisoners — women; prisons — Canada; prisons — United States; prisoners — prisoners rights

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 27, No. 3 (2000): 158-167