Sep 5 2013

Inspiring story of Starcia Ague, advocate for at-risk and incarcerated youth, premieres tonight!

The IF Project is excited for Starcia Ague whose documentary premieres tonight! Starcia is an excellent example of the importance of the work of The IF Project working towards positive change in the community.

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Nov 12 2012

Writing from Malcolm at Monroe Mens Prison

This blog comes to us from the writing workshop we did Friday at Monroe Correctional Complex. Thank you, Malcolm Jackson. Mustard yellow side shingles stained with dirt. Most of it from the hands of a writer. Causing destruction with gifts. One single stump in the moist lush yard. Tailor made by my fathers ideals of…

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Aug 9 2012

Ness

This blog comes to us from one of our IF family in the Washington Correction Center for Women, Tonya Wilson–a gifted writer. This poem she wrote, processing her pain, after she was denied her recent bid for clemency. I -ness There’s an emptiness where the ache used to be fathomless to my understanding commonly held…

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May 9 2012

Dear You

Dear You, I am you, I was you! I walked like you, I talked like you, I behaved like you. I was abused like you, molested like you, neglected like you, rejected and detested like you. Put out like you, gave up on like you, disrespected like you. I rode like you, might have even…

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May 9 2012

Wide Night

Written by the theater director of The Bathhouse Theater in Seattle Wa. In preparation of their upcoming production of “This Wide Night” they graciously went into WCCW and performed for the women there. These are the words she shared following this amazing experience… Dear Friends, I want to share with you a recent, very special…

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