Entries by YWFC

Young Women’s Freedom Center Releases Report Showing Dire Impact of Criminalization in SF and Honors System-Involved Women, Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming People at ‘Cheyenne Bell Legacy Awards’


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | June 19, 2019 Press Contact: Bilen Mesfin Packwood, bilen@change-llc.com, 510-681-5978Layla Crater, layla@change-llc.com, 310-804-3107 San Francisco, CA -- On June 19, Young Women’s Freedom Center, in partnership with the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and Their Families (DCYF) and the San Francisco Adult Probation Department, will release the findings of a report that shows the...

Young People and Families Call on Elected Leaders for Immediate Action to Shut Down San Francisco Juvenile Hall


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | April 9, 2019 Press Contact:  Bilen Mesfin Packwood, bilen@change-llc.com, 510.681.5978Dina Sigal, dina@change-llc.com, 415.961.0305 San Francisco, CA - Young people, families and community members rallied in San Francisco today in a massive show of support for a proposal to transform the youth justice system in San Francisco, close San Francisco Juvenile Hall and invest...

#2BFREE TOP 10 OF 2018


In 2019, we are unveiling a strategic, multi-pronged plan for system transformation focused on the decriminalization and decarceration of young women, girls, and TGNC folks of color.   We are grateful for your continued support and hope that you will continue to stand with us as we work to co-create a world where we...