Category: WIND Supporters

Check out our new book – Women Writing Their Futures!

In our WIND workshops at Cook County Jail and a local transition home, system-impacted women have shared their thoughts, feelings, recollections and dreams. Their writingprovides a window to each woman’s individuality and shows how, by getting to know eachother, we can all broaden our understanding of each other and cross

About Justice-involved Women

Reflecting on my Internship at WIND

By Brooke Williams — This summer, I had the privilege of collaborating with WIND as part of Northwestern’s Engage Chicago program. Engage Chicago stands as a unique summer avenue, offering an opportunity to deeply explore and understand the city through the lens of civic engagement. During my time with WIND,

Volunteer Reflections

Why I wanted to be involved with WIND

By Penny Hirsch, PhD —  My short answer: Because helping formerly incarcerated women gain the skills they need to live independently is one small way to give back to people who have been ignored and mistreated by the U.S. criminal justice system and our society in general. In addition, WIND


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