Month: May 2015

A Long Walk Home’s 2nd Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk

22 October 2014 A Long Walk Home, Inc. invited the community on its 2nd annual Domestic Violence Awareness Month walk, this year dedicated to Marissa Alexander, a mother of 3 in Florida who potentially faces 60 years in prison… Read More

Where Do We Go From Here?: A Discussion about Marissa Alexander’s Case, Plea Deal and Future

The Chicago Alliance to Free Marissa Alexander (Love & Protect) and UIC’s Institute For Research on Race & Public Policy hosted a discussion on Marissa Alexander’s case, recent plea deal, and where do we go from here. Panelists discussed… Read More

Oakland Community Gathering for Marissa Alexander

On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014, community members in the San Francisco Bay Area gathered in Oakland to discuss Marissa Alexander’s case and plea deal as well as look to the future that involves strategies beyond the state. Love… Read More

Mother’s Day Art & Card Making Event

On April 23rd, Love & Protect partnered with Black & Pink: Chicago and Chicago Books to Women In Prison to host an art and card-making event for incarcerated mothers.  With the hopes the art and cards would be… Read More