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Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Activism and Advocacy, Murder and the Death Penalty, US Criminal Legal System
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Activism and Advocacy, Police Violence, Surviving Violence
Summary
Liz Gonzales recounts the story of what happened the night when her son was killed, the ongoing journey of grieving and healing, and how she is turning her emotional pain into organizing in her community, and fighting for a better world.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Mass Incarceration, Surviving Violence
Summary
Stacy Bowen shares her perspective on growing up with a parent who was incarcerated, her experience of witnessing her children being incarcerated, and the effects of generational incarceration.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Mass Incarceration, Surviving Violence
Summary
Devan Harral talks about her experience with incarceration as a youth and battling substance addiction. Devan also talks about raising her child alone due to the other parent being incarcerated.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Activism and Advocacy, Police Violence, Surviving Violence
Summary
Anthony Evans shares his experience with police violence, his subsequent journey to recovery, and his spiritual beliefs.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Activism and Advocacy, US Criminal Legal System, Visions of Justice
Summary
Andrew describes his views evolving from reformist to abolitionist, his political and religous leadership roles, and the meaning of community and love.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Mass Incarceration, US Criminal Legal System, Surviving Violence
Summary
Shawnee Ray discusses the struggles her family faced when her daughter was incarcerated, and how her perception of the criminal justice system has changed since.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Mass Incarceration, Surviving Violence
Summary
Hayley Pokorski discusses both her family’s and her own relationship with mass incarceration and state violence and describes how the system perpetuates harm and trauma.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Mass Incarceration, Surviving Violence
Summary
Nadia Kerr describes what imprisonment was like alongside her sister while her mother raised her children for her.
Community
Texas After Violence Project
Category
Mass Incarceration, Surviving Violence
Summary
Vickie Kerr (Roberts) is the mother of two formerly incarcerated daughters. Vickie describes the parental role she played in the lives of her grandchildren and how she took care of herself and her family during her daughters’ sentences.