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Join us at the Women's March San Francisco 2019

Join us this Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:30 am at Civic Center Plaza, San Francisco and support YWFC Executive Director Jessica Nowlan as she takes the stage for the decriminalization and decarceration of women, girls, and TGNC folks of color.

Julia "Juju" Arroyo
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#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 are all safe #2BFree.In order to move forward, we must honor where we have come. Please share with us in celebrating our accomplishments from the past year.

Jessica Nowlan
Action Alert
Help us pass the “Getting Home Safe Act”

On Monday, State Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) reintroduced SB 42, the “Getting Home Safe Act,” to curtail dangerous, dead-of-night releases from county jails. Skinner proposed the bill in response to the tragic death of Jessica St. Louis (who was one of her constituents). She was released from Alameda County’s Santa Rita Jail at 1:25 in the morning on July 28th, 2018.

Jessica Nowlan
Careers
Hiring: Self-Determination Coordinator, San Francisco

The Self-Determination Coordinator’s role is grounded in YWFC’s approach to personal and structural transformation and is guided by the organization's guiding principles of Sisterhood, Self-Sufficiency, Spirituality, and Social Justice. The Self-Determination Coordinator works to ensure that participants of YWFC’s programs have the support, resources, access, and advocacy needed to support them in their healing journey’s. The Self Determination Coordinator works closely with Youth Advocates and Community Organizers and program participants, playing a critical role in supporting young women in finding their voice, building self-determination and in engaging young women in the work.

TaMeicka "Ifasina" Clear
Careers
Hiring: Program Coordinator Youth Detention and Reentry, San Francisco

Young Women’s Freedom Center is seeking someone with a strong commitment to working alongside young women and girls and TGI (Trans, Gender Variant, and Intersex) youth of color as they navigate the justice system and or the underground street economy.

TaMeicka "Ifasina" Clear

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The Sister Warriors Freedom Coalition is a membership base of incarcerated, formerly incarcerated, and system-involved women, girls, and gender non-forming folks. Together, we work to transform the laws and systems that have caused us harm.  

Formed in 2017 and unified by the Bill of Rights, the Coalition provides members opportunities to come together with networking, education, emotional support, and paid opportunities to take leadership in the movement. 

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You believe in the Audre Lorde quote “I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” 

Ally Membership is open to anyone who believes deeply in the work of the Young Women’s Freedom Center, supports the Bill of Rights, and is committed to our mission to de-criminalize and de-carcerate women and girls of color.

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