Increase and enhance opportunities with and for formerly incarcerated women and girls.
Returning home from a period of confinement is a daunting experience filled with uncertainty, instability, and a sense of powerlessness. It is imperative that we increase access to services and strengthen and amplify community-led solutions—and we must do so in partnership with women and girls who have been incarcerated, as well as the organizations that support them.
Women’s Initiatives Evaluation
Evaluating the impact of the California Wellness Foundation’s Women’s Initiatives, which aim to expand access to services in the community for formerly incarcerated women of color and women of color at risk for HIV and STIs.
Leadership of Voices of Experience (LOVE) Project
Currently and formerly incarcerated women and girls develop a training program to support and educate victim services providers to more effectively address the needs of women and girls who have been impacted by the criminal legal system.