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Forgotten Mothers: A Conversation on the Silent Cries and Mistreatment of Mothers Behind Bars

May 23 @ 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

Since 1980, the number of incarcerated women and girls in the U.S. has increased by 800%, making women the fastest-growing incarceration population. Over 80% are mothers and over 90% of them are the sole providers of minor children.

In honor of May being National Foster Care Month and National Maternal Depression Month, please join the Southern Center for Human Rights for a virtual conversation with directly impacted mothers & advocates to discuss the challenges faced by mothers while incarcerated and during their reentry.

Host & Moderator

Waleisah Wilson
Client Services Advocate, Southern Center for Human Rights


Guest Speakers

Chantaye McLaughlin
Mental Health Advocate, and CEO, C. Louise

Vanessa Garrett
Program Manager, Motherhood Beyond Bars

Robyn Hasan
Executive Director, Women on The Rise

Tawanda Sears
CEO, Hope of Glory Mentoring & Coaching

Tabatha Trammell
Founder, Woman with a Plan