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FAMILY INDEX

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IS THERE ANY HOPE?

QUIT BEING A MOM?

UNACKNOWLEDGED
CHILDREN

TODAY I WALKED
WITH MY DAD

THE OVERCOMERS

COOKIES FOR GUARDS

BIG CRIME
LOVING MY SON

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

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SOLITARY CONFINEMENT

DANNY, MY BROTHER

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BEHIND BARS
AND FORGOTTEN

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PREJUDICE AND PASSION

GIVE ME A BREAK

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LONG AWAITED VISIT

A CRY FOR HELP

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COURAGE IN
THE FACE OF FEAR

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A GUARD'S VALIDATION

STANDING WATCH

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WE'RE NOT DONE YET!

TELEPHONE CALLS

HEARTBREAK OF THE FAMILY

DOC, FAMILIES, AND INTENSIVE CARE

WHY THE FAMILIES?

HOPE

THANKSGIVING

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ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

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THE PRISON CHAPLAIN

SUPPORT 1

SUPPORT 2

SUPPORT 3

SUPPORT 4

SPECIAL PROJECTS

DOC FACTS

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BOGUS DRs
How to Reverse Them

RESOURCES

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FBI CITIZEN COMPLAINT

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CHALLENGES

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SMUGGLER'S TALES

FLORIDA PRISONS

PRISON WORKERS'

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 Family and Corrections Network  new
FCN provides information and services for families of offenders and prisoners, returning to the community, and the impact of the justice system on families.

Lifer's Park is a very good group for those dealing with life and death sentences: OLIDeathRow-LifersPark@yahoogroups.com

Outside Prison Sharing will keep you informed with excellent information and contacts. OutsidePrisonSharing@yahoogroups.com

An amazing support system can be found among the good people on the
Delphi List, Friends and Families of Prisoners.
Friends and Families of Prisoners

The Lamp of Hope group has lots of good information with a supportative network: lampofhope@yahoogroups.com

Stop Florida Torture is a dynamic group local to Florida, but which excludes no one. Sissel is from Denmark and does amazing work in the USA. (She is the moderator and I know she's a motivator.)

There are groups for every state. If you let us know where you are and where they send your Loved one someone is bound to know the area:
stopfloridatorture@yahoogroups.com

Shirley Dicks' son died in prison due to medical neglect. Her group struggles to stay on top of the overwhelming and critical medical problems of prisoners.
jeff-dicks@yahoogroups.com  WEBSITE: www.jeffdicks.org

If he's a drug law offender, The Compassionate Moms are knowledgeable, helpful, active and fun.  compassionatemoms@yahoogroups.com

For drug law offenders, November Coalition has a wonderful newspaper, website, and list.  You can contact Nora Callahan at nora@november.org   WEBSITE: www.november.org

To make sure your loved gets a load of cards and reading material, contact Shirley WindDance Birdsong and the gang. They will make it happen.  OLIAddresses@yahoogroups.com

Inmate-Families-and-Friends is the little group with a big heart and a hug to ease the pain.  Inmate-Families-and-Friends@yahoogroups.com

All Faith's Coalition is foundation group for unifying friends and family of those behind the walls or those who've been released. They're an all volunteer group of prisoner advocates who publish Florida Prison News, Inmate Edition and Family & Friends Edition. For a free subscription, send names and addresses to following address or email to Editor: DRae@watchmail.com

All Faiths Coalition
P.O. Box 21431
St. Petersburg, Fl 33742-1431

FloridaFLIP
Florida FLIP-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

An egroup dedicated to Florida's prison families offering information and support, legislative updates, prison news, advocacy and reform issues, canteen help and links to other prison-related sites. We are a broad-based grass roots rganization  created to inform, organize and bring to light all aspects of the prison life as it affects our families and communities, as well as the one in prison.  The focus is to unite Florida Families with Loved ones In Prison into one voice. 

Families with Loved ones In Prison (FLIP)
FLIP
is committed to providing support and assistance to families and loved ones of prisoners and former prisoners in with prison issues and policies that affect them.  Our primary focus is raising the awareness of the forgotten victims: Families of prisoners.  We advocate the just and fair treatment of family members during their loved ones incarceration.  By recognizing and encouraging all efforts to reestablish and repair broken families brought on by incarceration, FLIP's aim is to advocate for humane and fair prison conditions and policies which will contribute to the total rehabilitation of prisoners and help them to make a smooth transition back into society and to their communities.

From: InvisibleBarS@yahoogroups.com
INVISIBLE BARS
Our six main groups consist of the following:

InvisibleBars--Our main support list. For women (Wives, Mothers, Daughters, Sisters, Girlfriends) with loved ones who are incarcerated. We strive to maintain each other's respect and dignity -- while offering support. While we support advocacy and justice/corrections reform, we are a predominate support group. Our primary focus is you. All faiths are welcomed and respected. It has been said that People will forget what you said, and People might forget what you did... BUT People will never forget how you made them feel. Our loves are alive -- near or far, We are all living behind Invisible Bars InvisibleBars-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

IBS Homecoming----for those who have a loved one who is soon to be released or has been released. Share in experiences and questions regarding how to prepare for the transition you and your loved one will be going thru. IBS_Homecoming-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

IBS Row----for those with loved ones on Death Row, with lifesentences, and also deals with capital punishment issues and advocacy. InvisibleBarS_Row-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
br>IBS Family----A support group for the whole family of incarcerated loved ones This list is unisex, lots of parents in here. InvisibleBarS_Family-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Texas Bars------An on line support list for families who have a loved one incarcerated within the state of Texas. This list is also open to reconciling families who deal with the Texas parole or probation departments. This is a positive support list, but it may also exchange information, news articles, helpful information directly related to Texas and recommendations to enhance living skills.  The list is unisex....and we welcome all for sharing, caring, and information gathering Knowledge is power! Texas_BarS-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Florida Bars -- an on line support list for families who have or have had a loved one incarcerated within the state of Florida. This list is also open to reconciling families who deal with the Florida parole or probation departments. This is a positive support list, but it may also exchange information, news articles, helpful information, and recommendations to enhance living skills. Florida_BarS-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

THE FOLLOWING ARE OUR GOODY GROUPS.  YOU MUST BE SUBSCRIBED TO ONE OF THE ABOVE MAIN GROUPS  TO BELONG TO THE FOLLOWING:

InvisibleBarS_RowLovE --  is the companion group for Row... This is our support list for those who have the special needs that capital punishment issues bring. InvisibleBarS_RowLovE-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

IBS FYI----Lots of information and news articles. Pertaining to incarceration and prisons - as well as life in general. This is the only list where articles, FYI, and activism material is posted. Very informative.
InvisibleBarS_FYI-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

IBS Comics----A great site to get jokes to print off and send to your loved one. And a great stress reliever for yourself!    InvisibleBarS_Comics-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

IBS Cross----A place to post inspirational, spiritual and motivational material. InvisibleBarS_Cross-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

IBS Gift----A list where we are planning projects that we can print off and send as little gifts for our loved ones. Great for Holidays! InvisibleBarS_Gift-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

IBS_SecretHeartS------This is where we share tidbits and hints on writing stories - where any rated x jokes will be shared.   This is a restricted list for IBS community members. Must be over 18 to be involved here. A very
active list and fun list! IBS_SecretHeartS-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 
 
InvisibleBarS_Wizard----This is a sub community within the InvisibleBarS community for it's members.   This list will specialize in money - investments, employment opportunities and tips, and frugal efforts to assist our homelife.   This list is open to members of InvisibleBarS ONLY.   InvisibleBarS_Wizard-subscribe@yahoogroups.com


THE BELOW ARE RESTRICTED GROUPS FOR THE SPECIAL NEEDS OF OUR MEMBERS:

InvisibleBarS_Hope-----This is an on line support group for the family members of someone who is incarcerated as a sexual offender according to the sentencing laws.   This is a support group to exchange information, a safe place to vent, to understand and receive positive support in dealing with these special needs.   This is a restricted list for IBS community members. InvisibleBarS_Hope-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 

InvisibleBarS_Salute- ----This on line support group is for survivors of violence in their personal lives.   How they have grown past it, learned from, and healed the wounds of it.   It is a restricted list for IBS community members. It will share knowledge, links, hope and tears.  InvisibleBarS_Salute-subscribe@yahoogroups.com 

Birthday's & Anniversary's -  In many of our lists we celebrate these special days with our members.  Joining is a matter of choice. 

You can subscribe to any of these groups by using the appropriate email addy Most of these groups have very low mail volume for those concerned. If you have any questions feel free to post them to the main list or contact any of the moderators. We are here to help!!

Moderators......
 
attyliz@connectnet.com         Liz
blanesangel@yahoo.com          Kelley
bgibson@youthdevelopment.org   Beth
butyinblu@aol.com              Tammy     
cbowerz@2khiway.net            Michelle
dguiberson@earthlink.net       Dawn 
h0042@juno.com                 Dawn      
iqyou@go.com                   Michele
Kennyslassie@altavista.com     Karen 
LilOkiesLinda@aol.com          Linda 
lisaandderek@centurytel.net    Lisa  
ourcampaign@lineone.net        Karen
JP11Davis@juno.com             Pam [Owner] 

Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (FADP)
Abraham J. Bonowitz, Director

800-973-6548


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fadp@fadp.org>
PMB 297, 177 U.S. Highway #1
Tequesta, FL  33469

Floridians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty works for restorative justice in the form of effective alternatives to the death penalty. 

 

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Kay Lee, MTWT In Florida
Pacific Institute of Criminal Justice
2683 Rockcliff Road S.E.
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
404-212-0690
kaylee1@charter.net

We CAN raise the quality of Florida's Correctional Officers!
Realizing Enlightment and Visualizing Professionalism!