Tag: Advocacy & Reform

Jun 03
Unguarded – No one escapes from love

UNGUARDED takes us inside the walls of APAC, the revolutionary Brazilian prison system centered on the full recovery and rehabilitation of the person.

Apr 25
San Quentin Rehabilitation Center: A New Model

Join CPMC for a conversation with Warden Chance Andes and Fr. George Williams, SJ, about the transformative model for rehabilitation taking place at San Quentin Rehabilitation Center in California. They share about the paradigm shift at the prison, as well as the process of implementing this new model.

Mar 26
Online Child Protection Legislation

Marilyn Zigmund Luke, Director of Advocacy at the Alliance to End Human Trafficking shares about multiple bills before Congress that address the need to protect children online.

Jan 31
Religious Liberties

https://youtu.be/nnfLGnUrJKw Join CPMC for an important conversation focused on religious liberties and the rights of people who are incarcerated or detained. All are invited to join to gain a better understanding of people’s rights and learn what to do if you witness an infringement of these rights. Our presenters on this topic are: Daniel Balserak, USCCB […]

Jan 22
Alternatives to Sentencing

We invite you into a conversation on alternatives to sentencing with Fr. Larry Dowling, pastor of St. Simon of Cyrene Catholic Parish in Chicago, and Jacquelyn Ingram, Circle Keeper for the North Lawndale Restorative Justice Community Court.

Nov 22
Immigration Legislation

https://youtu.be/KvQnGtXBhUc This CPMC Advocacy Network town hall will explore immigration legislation through a presentation by Viviana Westbrook, State and Local Advocacy Attorney at the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC). She shares about CLINIC’s legal and advocacy work to embrace the Gospel value of welcoming the stranger by promoting the dignity and protecting the rights of […]

Oct 23
Human Trafficking Advocacy

Join us for a presentation by Marilyn Zigmund Luke, Director of Advocacy for the Alliance to End Human Trafficking (AEHT). She will share about the important work being done by AEHT to break barriers and advocate to end human trafficking.

Oct 17
Catholic Imagination for a World Beyond Prison

What if we were building a system from scratch –– how would we imagine holding people accountable, being in relationship with people who harm others, and supporting healing in a just and dignified way? Our presenters will invite us to question the inevitability of prison as a necessary component of the criminal legal system and to engage our faith in this important conversation.

Sep 25
Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act

This CPMC Advocacy Network town hall features a presentation by Krisanne Vaillancourt Murphy, Executive Director of Catholic Mobilizing Network (CMN), and Emmjolee Mendoza Waters, Director of CMN’s Death Penalty Abolition Program. They will discuss the Federal Death Penalty Abolition Act of 2023, bicameral legislation to prohibit the use of the death penalty at the federal […]

Aug 03
Federal Prison Oversight Act

https://youtu.be/EZVLmNSBuak CPMC is excited to again host an Advocacy Network Panel discussion, led by David Jimenez of Prison Fellowship. This discussion will focus on the Federal Prison Oversight Act, bipartisan legislation intended to overhaul Federal prison oversight and strengthen safety and security at Federal prisons. Presenter Bio: David Jimenez serves as the manager of government […]