Operation Restoration Offers a Community of Support and Resources for Women Impacted by Incarceration

June 16, 2022

Operation Restoration is an organization that was founded in 2016 by Syrita Steib with the goal to build a community and support system for women impacted by incarceration through education. Through Operation Restoration (OR), women who were incarcerated can receive an education that will benefit them in the outside world. In addition, OR empowers these […]

CANS Can’t Stand, Exposes Controversial Law and Trans Activists Fighting For It’s Repeal in Documentary

June 3, 2022

For forty years, police and prosecutors have weaponized Louisiana’s Crime Against Nature by Solicitation (CANS) law to terrorize queer/trans Louisianians.  A documentary by filmmakers Matt Nadel and Megan Plotka entitled CANS Can’t Stand follows a group of Black trans women in New Orleans who are fighting to repeal that law—and advance trans liberation across the […]

Louisiana’s Criminal Justice System Is Broken. These Bills Could Fix Some of Its Problems.

April 22, 2021

It’s no secret that Louisiana’s criminal justice system is one of the most biased, severe, and harmful justice systems in the world. According to reports from the federal government last year, Louisiana incarcerates more people, per capita, than any other state in the country.  “We warehouse more people in prison than anywhere else, and I […]

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