4 episodes

Podcast by California Coalition for Women Prisoners

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Podcast by California Coalition for Women Prisoners

    Episode 5: Worth the Fight

    Episode 5: Worth the Fight

    In this final episode, CCWP members Terah Lawyer and Colby Lenz discuss the Drop LWOP campaign and the Governor's process of commutations. We learn about CCWP's model of across-the-walls organizing and we hear from people inside about how they organize fellow the LWOP community to fight these death sentences on an individual and collective level. Episode 5 features stories from our incarcerated members including Kelly, Rae, Michele, Tracee, and Barbara.

    A Living Chance is a podcast created by CCWP (womenprisoners.org) to educate the public about Life Without Parole sentences. It features the stories of women and transgender people in the state prisons surviving Life Without Parole, or the Other Death Penalty.

    Created and Produced by Adrienne Skye Roberts and the California Coalition for Women Prisoners; Assistant Producer Shaunna Vella; Audio Production Alex Cox; Music Contributions by Holly Mead, Adam Gubman, and Joris Hoogsteder.

    • 46 min
    Episode 4: Guilt By Association

    Episode 4: Guilt By Association

    In this episode, Adrienne Skye Roberts talks with Joanne Scheer, founder of the Felony Murder Elimination Project and mother of Tony, currently serving his 11th year of Life Without Parole. Joanne tells us about the history of the Felony Murder Rule and its impact on people serving Life Without Parole. We also discuss legislation that was just signed that begins to chip away at the Felony Murder Rule and Joanne shares her experience of being the mother of a young man with LWOP. Episode 3 features stories from our incarcerated members including Boualy, Ceona, Cat, Amy, Toya, Lynn, Kelly, and others who choose to remain anonymous.

    A Living Chance is a podcast created by CCWP (womenprisoners.org) to educate the public about Life Without Parole sentences. It features the stories of women and transgender people in the state prisons surviving Life Without Parole, or the Other Death Penalty.

    Created and Produced by Adrienne Skye Roberts and the California Coalition for Women Prisoners; Assistant Producer Shaunna Vella; Audio Production Alex Cox; Music Contributions by Holly Mead, Adam Gubman, and Joris Hoogsteder.

    • 44 min
    Episode 2: This Happened to Me

    Episode 2: This Happened to Me

    In this episode, CCWP members Aminah Colbert and Terah Lawyer discuss incarcerated survivors of abuse serving Life Without Parole. This episode also explores the connections between intimate partner violence and state violence, as well as the gender discrimination inherent to LWOP sentencing. Episode 2 features stories from our incarcerated members including Susan, Glynnis, Lynn, Rae, Mimi, Amy, Tammy, Mychal and others who choose to remain anonymous.

    A Living Chance is a podcast created by CCWP (womenprisoners.org) to educate the public about Life Without Parole sentences. It features the stories of women and transgender people in the state prisons surviving Life Without Parole, or the Other Death Penalty.

    Created and Produced by Adrienne Skye Roberts and the California Coalition for Women Prisoners; Assistant Producer Shaunna Vella; Audio Production Alex Cox; Music Contributions by Alex Cox, Adam Gubman, and Joris Hoogstede.

    • 41 min
    Episode 1: Dust in the Cracks

    Episode 1: Dust in the Cracks

    In this episode, California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP) members discuss Life Without Parole sentencing, its relationship to the Death Penalty, and institutional discrimination facing the LWOP community. This episode features Aminah Colbert, Adrienne Skye Roberts, and many incarcerated members including Ellen, Judith, Tracee, Liz, Glynnis, and others who choose to remain anonymous.

    A Living Chance is a podcast created by CCWP (womenprisoners.org) to educate the public about Life Without Parole sentences. It features the stories of women and transgender people in the state prisons surviving Life Without Parole, or the Other Death Penalty.

    Created and Produced by Adrienne Skye Roberts and the California Coalition for Women Prisoners; Assistant Producer Shaunna Vella; Audio Production Alex Cox; Music Contributions by Joris Hoogsteder, Adam Gubman, and Silian Rail.

    • 33 min

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