Essay on Help for Homeless Incarcerated Women

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There was a guest speaker in the classroom by October 31, 2013. Her name was Nadia Valle. She was a representative of the non profit organization. The mission of the non profit organization helped incarcerated women successfully. The home place for incarcerated women from releasing prisons was majorly mission for the founder and CEO. The founder was a prisoner due to drug addictions and the death of five years old son. The death of five years old of son impacted her emotionally and mentally and then she decided to give up her life to drugs. Her name was Susan Burton. Nadia Valle looked up to her and was gladly to be a representative of the Wings of Women non profit organization in Tucson, Arizona. During Nadia’s presentation, she showed…show more content…
Women found prisons better than homeless. Homeless left women high risks to sexual assaults. The majority of homeless men preyed on women. That was how women ended up living in prisons to protected their safety. Susan created the rules in her house program, for example, the shelter rule - not allowed prisoners to return the place after they leave on their own wills due to drugs using. One more thing, women were required to attend to the weekly meetings and remained sobers. Hence, providing the place for prisoners that changed their lives and they successfully found jobs, their child custody granted, and attended to schools. In United States, homeless population was and still currently skyrocketing in the world. The only developed country in the world did not have a solution. However, Americans created the solutions that would help the reducing homeless population. In the recent study in New York, researchers concluded the new information regarding to homeless women. The evidence showed that,“our study of the experiences in the year after release of 476 adult women returning home from New York City jails shows that both populations have low employment rates and incomes and high rearrest rates”(Am J Public Health, 2005). Researchers wanted to discover and gather the new information because of “Although almost 90% of those in jail are adult males, this study focused on male adolescents and women because they are the fastest-growing
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