Mary CrowleyVice President for Communications & Public Affairs
Series: Gender and Justice in America
9to5, National Association of Working Women—of which I am the Georgia chapter director—understands the devastating impact mass incarceration has on women. The rate of growth for female imprisonment has outpaced men by more than 50 percent between 1980 and 2014. Now there are more than 1 million women behind bars or under some form of correctional...
Most research on violence against people with disabilities and Deaf people has focused on the needs and experiences of women. However, emerging research suggests that men with disabilities also experience high rates of violence. In partnership with the Department of Justice, Vera’s Center on Victimization and Safety will explore the unique needs o...
There is a centuries-old gap separating the voices, ideas, and opinions of people with disabilities from informing the services and policies designed to support and protect them. Unfortunately this gap also exists in the anti-violence field, and places people in a marginalized position within the movement. This project seeks to lift up the voices o...