JAIL Hotline releases 3rd quarterly report

A year after its launch, the Jail Accountability & Information Line continues to work with prisoners to address human rights issues and re-entry barriers at the Innes Road jail, and releases its third quarterly report…

Justice for Soli Vigil December 15th

Join members of the community and CPEP as we remember Soleiman Faqiri who was killed while under government care by correctional staff at the Central East Correctional Centre (CECC) in Lindsay, Ontario. This will be…

Audio: Members of CPEP and the JAIL Hotline…

Download or listen to the interview here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/do-we-need-prisons/id1441042667?i=1000451895058 "Do we need prisons?" is the question posed by the host of Open to Debate, David Moscrop. CPEP members Justin Piché and Souheil Benslimane sit down with…

October 3rd March

JOIN THE PEACEFUL MARCH IN OTTAWA / ON ALGONQUIN TERRITORY AS PART OF THE MULTI-CITY DAY OF ACTION AGAINST CANADA’S DETENTION OF MIGRANTS OCTOBER 3, 2019 DEMAND PRISON PROFITEERS BUILD COMMUNITIES, NOT CAGES ----- MARCH…

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Sign The Petition – Don’t Mock the Big…

SIGN THE PETITION: https://www.change.org/p/st-lawrence-parks-commission-don-t-mock-the-big-house-engage-with-current-and-former-prisoners-on-kp-s-future "In research on prison tourism, it’s been established that many people who pay to frequent these sites want to feel like they’re in a prison, as if being in such a…

JAIL Hotline Releases 2nd Quarterly Report

This advocacy report provides an overview of the issues discussed during calls from Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre prisoners and their loved ones to the Jail Accountability & Information Line (JAIL) during our second quarter (10 March…

UPDATED: MORE August PJD Info and Events

UPCOMING PRISONERS’ JUSTICE DAY 2019 EVENTS ON ALGONQUIN TERRITORY / IN OTTAWA ABOUT PRISONERS' JUSTICE DAY (PJD) “PJD emerged as a prisoner-initiated day of non-violent strike action to commemorate the death of Eddie Nalon in…

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Prisoners’ Justice Day Events for July and August…

This July and August, CPEP and The Journal of Prisoners on Prisons will be hosting multiple events happening in Ottawa to discuss, demonstrate, honor, and get ready for Prisoners' Justice Day. Check out the information…

June Jail Hotline Donation Update!

Donate So far the Jail Hotline has received a lot support from the community and our friends and allies elsewhere. We are going to be updating our fundraising progress each week! So stay tuned to…

Jail Hotline Takes Almost 1500 Calls in First…

In its first 6 months, volunteers at the JAIL hotline took nearly 1,500 calls from people imprisoned at the Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre, serving as a bridge to building community behind and beyond bars The Jail…

May 25th 2019, Red Deer Alberta, Forum on…

Tens of thousands of Canadian children and their families are being systematically terrorized, threatened and deprived of their basic human rights at the whim of provincially-mandated child protection agencies, all of which are income-conscious private…

Donate Online to the Jail Hotline and NOPE…

The JAIL hotline takes calls from Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre (OCDC) prisoners and their loved ones. The line has two objectives: a) holding accountable the provincial government, Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services officials, and…

The Jail Killing of Soleiman Faqiri: Documentary and…

Join us on Monday 8 April and hear the tragic story of Soleiman Faqiri, through a short documentary screening and talk by his brother Yusuf. Free and open to the public. https://www.facebook.com/events/640541009733562/ Soleiman was a…

JAIL Hotline 1st Quarterly Advocacy Report, March 2019

This quarterly advocacy report provides an overview of the issues discussed during 659 calls from Ottawa-Carleton Detention Centre prisoners and their loved to the JAIL / Jail Accountability & Information Line during the first three…

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Pick up the (micro) Phone! Open mic and…

Join us for an open mic night hosted by the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project (CPEP) and students in Carleton University's Community Engaged Sociology (SOCI4170), to engage in performances and critical discussions around the impacts…

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El Jones Free Public Talk March 25th

El Jones, prison justice activist and Halifax poet laureate, will be giving a free public talk in downtown Ottawa on Monday night March 25. El will be speaking about prisoner resistance in Nova Scotia, and…

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Jail Hotline Valentines Day Bake Sale

Why: Eat delicious treats, while raising money to cover the costs of the Criminalization and Punishment Education Project's Jail Accountability and Information Line What: Bake sale Where: Faculty of Social Sciences (main entrance) When: Thursday,…

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Campaign Video and Photo Shoot for Bell Let’s…

HAVE YOU OR ONE OF YOUR LOVED ONES BEEN INCARCERATED AT THE OTTAWA-CARLETON DETENTION CENTRE (OCDC)? Join CPEP for our #BellLetsTalkOCDC campaign video and photo shoot on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 between 11:30am and 5:30pm.…