Friend of a Friend

Documentary featuring AFSC staffer wins top prize

“Comrade Sunshine” named Best Documentary at independent film festival

Mentorship leads incarcerated men to leave violence behind

Mike and Russell

Mike and Russell

Mike Perry (left) mentored Russell Green (right) when they were incarcerated in a Maryland prison. Today, both men work for the program through advocacy, mentorship, and community engagement. See more photos.

Maryland prisoner, mentor unfairly transferred away from support network

In the Land of the Free

Friday, December 2, 2011 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Angola State Prison

healing Justice, Friend of a Friend, black men, art activism

Prisons per form hard labor at the Angola State Prison in Lousiana

CURRENTS is a visual art exhibit featuring works by F. Geoffrey Johnson and Kerly Suffren.  

Screening of the film “Land of the Free” about the Angola 3’s three generations in solitary confinement, followed by a discussion moderated by Dianne Mathiowetz and featuring Akinyele Umoja, African american Studies department head at Georgia State University and  Dominique Stevens from the AFSC Baltimore Healing Justice program focusing on the case of Marshall Eddie Conway and the over incarceration of African-American males.

Friend of a Friend

Dominque and Bashi, AFSC staff, present a certificate to Thomas-Bey at his graduation ceremony.

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Graduation Class: A Friend of a Friend Project

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