JT launches resource website for formerly incarcerated women

Joint has announced”No Bars Correction“A mission to help formerly incarcerated women successfully reintegrate into society after prison.

according to official WebsiteThe organization will provide resources such as housing, employment, substance abuse support, and therapy.

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‘No Bars Reform’ to provide resources for formerly incarcerated women

The 30-year-old spent nearly two years in a Florida prison before being released in 2020 to a halfway house.

“(Since her release), JT has used her voice and platform to help other incarcerated women rehabilitate into society with the help of resources such as therapy, job placement, social services, and housing,” the website states. have vowed to take.”

The mission was launched with JT’s latest single – his first since 2019 – titled “no bars,

“Free my real b****s, Corrlink and J-Pay (free my b****s) / You go home, fuck what the judge will say / I’m a fool, b** **sf *** With my anxiety / I’m praying, and I await my rivalry,” some of the lyrics read.

Statistics: rising number of women in prison calls for action

The website claims that the number of women jailed has increased by more than 525 percent between 1980 and 2021. Decorating Project.

The female population in prison is now six times more than it was in 1980.

In 1980 there were a total of 26,326 women in jail or prison. Meanwhile, as per the project, the number is expected to increase to 168,449 in 2021.

2020 was the lone outlier due to shortages in correctional facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this trend immediately reversed a year later and increased by 10 percent in 2021.

Statistics show that since 1980 the rate of growth of women in prison is double that of men

More than half (exactly 58 percent) of women incarcerated in state prisons have children under the age of 18, the project reports.

And while there are still more men than women in prisons, the growth rate of female incarceration since 1980 is twice that of males.

There are approximately 976,000 women under the supervision of the criminal justice system, ie those in prison, living in a halfway house, on parole or probation. bureau of justice statistics,