Women Leaving Prison: Justice-Seeking Spiritual Support for Female Returning Citizens

Women Leaving Prison

By Jill Snodgrass. Examines the experiences of female returning citizens, who face numerous barriers as they return to life beyond bars. The book describes women’s pathways to prison, their spiritual and religious experiences inside, and calls for a revised prison ministry praxis, entitled Project Sister Connect, that details how churches, as well as concerned citizens and people of faith, can welcome and care for returning sisters. Project Sister Connect offers a model for facilitating female returning citizens’ successful reentry via communal and individual spiritual care and support and by working toward the eradication of structural injustices. Read more.