Crime after Crime http://kalw.org en Today on Your Call: How will prison reform in California affect women? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-how-will-prison-reform-california-affect-women <p>On today&#39;s Your Call, we&rsquo;ll talk to the creator of the documentary &quot;Crime After Crime.&quot; The film shows one woman&rsquo;s journey through a broken criminal justice system.&nbsp; Women today are incarcerated at 11 times the rate they were in 1977. &nbsp;What kind of policy reform could change this trend?&nbsp;How do poverty, abuse, and drugs factor into the imprisonment of women?&nbsp;Join us at 10 or email&nbsp;<a href="http://us.mc57.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=feedback@yourcallradio.org"><span style="text-decoration: underline">feedback@yourcallradio.org</span></a>. Thu, 17 May 2012 07:03:27 +0000 Ali Budner 10766 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: How will prison reform in California affect women? Domestic violence and wrongful convictions: Turning a movie into a movement http://kalw.org/post/domestic-violence-and-wrongful-convictions-turning-movie-movement <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">California is home to the largest U.S. women&rsquo;s prison, located in Chowchilla. Women represent the fastest growing sector of the prison population nationwide and in the state. And the Habeas Project says about two-thirds of women behind bars report they are survivors of domestic abuse. One of those women was Deborah </span>Peagler<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Arial,arial,sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">.</span></p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 20:05:47 +0000 Martina Castro 4291 at http://kalw.org Domestic violence and wrongful convictions: Turning a movie into a movement