<description>&lt;p&gt;Episode 10: After five long years behind bars, the day has finally come for Deven to leave prison. But hours before she’s set to go home, a breakdown in the process throws Deven’s release into jeopardy, which leaves her and her family scrambling for answers in the tangled bureaucracy of the Alabama prison system. &lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;&lt;strong&gt;Resources:&lt;/strong&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;ul&gt;
&lt;li aria-level="1"&gt;If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, use a safe computer and contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at &lt;a href="http://www.thehotline.org"&gt;www.thehotline.org&lt;/a&gt; or call 1-800-799-7233. You can also search for a local domestic violence shelter at &lt;a href="https://www.domesticshelters.org/"&gt;www.domesticshelters.org/&lt;/a&gt;.&lt;/li&gt;
&lt;li aria-level="1"&gt;If you have experienced sexual assault and need support, visit the Rape, Abuse &amp;amp; Incest National Network (RAINN) at &lt;a href="https://www.rainn.org/"&gt;www.rainn.org&lt;/a&gt; or call 1-800-656-HOPE&lt;/li&gt;
&lt;li aria-level="1"&gt;Have questions about consent? Take a look at this guide from RAINN at &lt;a href="https://www.rainn.org/articles/what-is-consent"&gt;www.rainn.org/articles/what-is-consent&lt;/a&gt; &lt;/li&gt;
&lt;li aria-level="1"&gt;Learn more about criminalized survival &lt;a href="https://survivedandpunished.org/"&gt;https://survivedandpunished.org/&lt;/a&gt;  &lt;/li&gt;
&lt;/ul&gt;
&lt;p&gt;This series is created with Evoke Media, a woman-founded company devoted to harnessing the power of storytelling to drive social change. &lt;a href="https://weareevokemedia.com"&gt;https://weareevokemedia.com&lt;/a&gt; &lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;This series is presented by Marguerite Casey Foundation. MCF supports leaders who work to shift the balance of power in their communities toward working people and families, and who have the vision and capacity for building a truly representative economy. Learn more at caseygrants.org or visit on social media @caseygrants.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;Follow host Liz Flock on Twitter @lizflock. For more stories of women and self-defense, check out her book “The Furies” from Harper Books, available for pre-order now. &lt;a href="https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-furies-elizabeth-flock?variant=41038092337186"&gt;https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-furies-elizabeth-flock&lt;/a&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
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Blind Plea

Lemonada Media

Stuck in the System

JUL 12, 202346 MIN
Blind Plea

Stuck in the System

JUL 12, 202346 MIN

Description

Episode 10: After five long years behind bars, the day has finally come for Deven to leave prison. But hours before she’s set to go home, a breakdown in the process throws Deven’s release into jeopardy, which leaves her and her family scrambling for answers in the tangled bureaucracy of the Alabama prison system. 

Resources:

This series is created with Evoke Media, a woman-founded company devoted to harnessing the power of storytelling to drive social change. https://weareevokemedia.com 

This series is presented by Marguerite Casey Foundation. MCF supports leaders who work to shift the balance of power in their communities toward working people and families, and who have the vision and capacity for building a truly representative economy. Learn more at caseygrants.org or visit on social media @caseygrants.

Follow host Liz Flock on Twitter @lizflock. For more stories of women and self-defense, check out her book “The Furies” from Harper Books, available for pre-order now. https://www.harpercollins.com/products/the-furies-elizabeth-flock

Interested in bonus content and behind the scenes material? Subscribe to Lemonada Premium right now in the Apple Podcasts app by clicking on our podcast logo and the "subscribe” button.

Click this link for a list of current sponsors and discount codes for this and all other Lemonada series: lemonadamedia.com/sponsors.

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.