Sin by Silence

Sin by Silence

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From behind prison walls, Sin by Silence reveals the lives of extraordinary women who advocate for a future free from domestic violence.
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After many hearings and meetings at the California Capitol, over 55,000 petition signatures and countless calls into the Governor’s office, Glenda Virgil was released from prison on June 25, 2013

After many hearings and meetings at the California Capitol, over petition signatures and countless calls into the Governor’s office, Glenda Virgil was released from prison on June 2013

In loving memory of Glenda Crosley. 24 years of an abusive marriage. 26 years behind bars. May she now forever be free!

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Help support Virgil with her family after 25 years of being apart - http://www.gofundme.com/glenda-virgil

Help support Virgil with her family after 25 years of being apart - http://www.gofundme.com/glenda-virgil

Help the incarcerated battered women of California.

Help the incarcerated battered women of California.

“I am just one person, who had a dream to try to make things right in this world. Yet, it is because of ALL OF YOU that, together, we can say we truly made a difference. The passing of the Sin by Silence Bills is going to change the lives of over 7,000 domestic violence survivors who have spent far too many years behind bars."    ~ Olivia Klaus, Director of Sin by Silence

From behind prison walls, Sin by Silence reveals the lives of extraordinary women who advocate for a future free from domestic violence.

AB 593 and AB 1593 were signed by Governor Edmund Brown Jr. on September 30, 2012. These bills are known as the “Sin by Silence” bills and both will help incarcerated victims of domestic violence.

AB 593 and AB 1593 were signed by Governor Edmund Brown Jr. on September These bills are known as the “Sin by Silence” bills and both will help incarcerated victims of domestic violence.

After spending 25 years in prison for defending her life, please sign the petition so Virgil can spend her last Christmas at home with her family.

After spending 25 years in prison for defending her life, please sign the petition so Virgil can spend her last Christmas at home with her family.

Help the incarcerated battered women of California at http://www.SinBySilenceBill.com

Help the incarcerated battered women of California at http://www.SinBySilenceBill.com

Take a stand at http://www.SinBySilenceBill.com

Take a stand at http://www.SinBySilenceBill.com

Fledgling Fund Grantee: Sin by Silence

From behind prison walls, Sin by Silence reveals the lives of extraordinary women who advocate for a future free from domestic violence.

It's time for the incarcerated, battered women of California to go home to their families after decades behind bars!

It's time for the incarcerated, battered women of California to go home to their families after decades behind bars!

"I may be in prison, but I can be a mouthpiece for ladies out there that don’t have a voice and have no where to go. Open your mouth and tell someone! Don't stop until someone hears you. Shout it from the rooftops! Don't stop!" LaVelma Byrd

"I may be in prison, but I can be a mouthpiece for ladies out there that don’t have a voice and have no where to go. Open your mouth and tell someone! Don't stop until someone hears you. Shout it from the rooftops!

"I may be locked up, but I can look in the mirror and no longer see black eyes and knocked-out teeth. I don't have to be afraid to flush the toilet or cough at the wrong time. How ironic that I had to come to prison to finally feel safe." - Rosemary Dyer

"I may be locked up, but I can look in the mirror and no longer see black eyes and knocked-out teeth. I don't have to be afraid to flush the toilet or cough at the wrong time. How ironic that I had to come to prison to finally feel safe.

Convicted Women Against Abuse (CWAA) is the first inmate-initiated and inmate-led group in the United States prison system and is located at the California Institution for Women (CIW) in Chino, CA.

"Sin by Silence" is a powerful film about women who are incarcerated — some with life sentences — for killing their abusive partners.

Glenda Crosley endured 24 years of an abusive marriage.  Over 2 decades of disguising her bruised and battered body.  By the time Glenda was put behind bars for defending her life and killing her abusive husband in 1986

Glenda Crosley endured 24 years of an abusive marriage. Over 2 decades of disguising her bruised and battered body. By the time Glenda was put behind bars for defending her life and killing her abusive husband in 1986