Do you remember when you made your first friend? For most of us, it’s impossible to recall or even to remember the names of the many friends we had when we were young. But for children with a parent in prison, making those connections isn’t so easy. Over and over again, the six to 13… Read More
Archives for May 2014
Who Was Elizabeth Fry?
At EFry, we’re often asked about our namesake. People wonder if Elizabeth Fry formed our organization or if she plays a key role on our management team. In a way, she does. Everything we do supports two lessons her life taught us – first, that one person can change people’s lives and second, that everyone… Read More
Reflections on EFry Week
By Odessa Tapia Each year just before Mother’s Day, we celebrate EFry Week. Also marked by societies across the country, EFry Week highlights the value of supporting women, girls and children at risk, involved in or impacted by involvement in the justice system. The events we hold shine a light on our collective ability to… Read More
Celebrating 75 Years of Changing Lives
Welcome to EFry’s blog. Here, those who work with or support EFry will offer their views on topics that touch the work we do: providing gender-responsive programs, services and advocacy to reduce women and girls’ involvement with the justice system. This is a very special week for EFry. Not only is it nationally and locally… Read More