Open our Hearts to our Incarcerated Neighbors

Join the Poor People’s Campaign for Moral Monday @ the Michigan State CapitalMonday, February 14, 2022 starting at12:00 PMLocation: Michigan State Capitol Building•100 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933 US CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Somebody’s Hurting our Incarcerated Neighbors, and We Won’t Be Silent Anymore! The Poor People’s Campaign: A …

VAAC Members Key Speakers at Community Conversation focusing on Black Men and Mental Health Issues.

This event has taken place. To watch a recording of the conversation, please click HERE. On February 1, 2022, to kick off Black History Month, Grand Rapids Chapter of A. Philip Randolph Institute and Grand Rapids ProActive held a moving Community Conversation focusing on Black men and mental health issues. …

ALL HANDS ON DECK

Strong Turnout At Emergency Action To Shine A Light On The Poor Conditions Inside The Women’s Huron Valley Prison By Angela Davenport and Carrie Hatcher-Kay In remembrance of Dr King’s legacy and in honor of his fight for justice, on #MLK weekend, Sunday, January 16th, several hundred organizers, activists, friends & family, justice-impacted and formerly incarcerated …

Protest Conditions at Women’s Huron Valley

Conditions at Michigan’s only prison for women have been problematic for years, before COVID. Overcrowding, lack of access to mental health and adequate medical services, lack of programming, major staffing shortages which lead to fatigue and outright abuse, antiquated buildings, sewage & heating and cooling systems, and more have plagued …