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…