Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Jun 2 2016

The Marshall Project Interview with Det. Kim Bogucki

Det. Kim Bogucki, Co-Founder of The IF Project, was interviewed by Simone Weichselbaum for The Marshall Project‘s spotlight of The IF Project Documentary in the 2016 Brooklyn Film Festival. The article entitled “How a Police Detective Helps Inmates Prepare to Live on the Outside” was published June 1, 2016. “Movie makers have long loved

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May 26 2016

The IF Project Documentary World Premiere!

The World Premiere of The IF Project Documentary featured as a part of the Seattle International Film Festival on May 21st and 22nd as a part of the 2016 Documentary Competition! Director Kathlyn Horan, Detective Kim Bogucki, Renata Abramson, Tiffany Doll, Angela Vargas, and other IF Team members were in attendance for the…

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Apr 23 2015

Leslie’s Speech from the IF Project Brunch

Leslie Sites is a mentee in our mentoring program. Below is the speech she gave at our brunch on Sunday April 19th. She is an incredible inspiration to all of us at the IF Project. In 2010 I returned to prison for the fourth time. I had relapsed on drugs and started hanging with the…

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Mar 16 2015

Musings from the Writing Workshop at WCCW By Rachel M. Fiala

Writing with the women at WCCW provides me with innumerable lessons and insights into my own life. Each time I drive to the facility, I am reminded that within only a few hours I will drive home again. On my way home I may stop for something to eat if I am hungry, go by…

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Mar 13 2015

International Focus: Bringing The IF Project to the Karachi Jail in Pakistan By Laila Pathan

The first thing we talked about at the Karachi Jail was the importance of symbolism in art. I was in a waiting room with two of the art teachers at the jail, one of whom is a colleague of my aunt’s, and hence my way into the jail. Even after I was escorted into the…

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