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These Girl Scouts visit a prison once a month to see their mothers. “It reminds me that I have something to live for," one mom says

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Visiting a CDCR facility must be conducted in a manner that maintains order, safety, and security of the people and facility. Failure to comply with the established regulations and policies may result in a warning or termination, suspension, or revocation of your visiting privileges.

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Sentencing Mothers. Around 17,240 children are separated from their mothers by imprisonment. The impact on them can be profound and long-lasting
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Ian Swanston lead the weekend and said; It was a total pleasure to bring fathers together for an all expenses paid weekend in which they looked at their role as fathers. We looked at the challenges fathers face in parenting separated from the mother of their child. We also addressed the challenge of parenting children with behaviour difficulties such as ADHD and Autism. It was good to have the experiences of our guest speaker an interior designer who has experience of work with children with behaviour difficulties sharing his experiences of positive ways to build a productive engaging relationship with all children regardless of needs.


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02/08/2017 · These Girl Scouts visit a prison once a month to see their mothers. “It reminds me that I have something to live for," one mom says
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MAV worked with Holy Name Primary School and the African Caribbean Care Group on an intergenerational project which concluded work that developed an understanding of the black contribution to the 1st world war. It also looked at the developing place of art within communities. A visit to Manchester Art Gallery with young and old local people was a success. One older members of the group said; It was a pleasure to learn from the young people they had so much to offer. It is good to know that MAV are doing such positive work engaging all ages of the community. MAV are keen to have MCYPM engaging young and old people with a number of projects over the next year. MAV are continuing to seek funding which will enable the ideas to move forward. MCYPM were also able to complete an project which provided an opportunity for a group of young people involved in dance to produce a dance sculpture. The sculpture was created using footprints in clay. The young people took part in all aspects of developing the sculpture. The focus on young people learning in different ways is a clear focus. MCYPM is supported with funding from a number of key funders. A group of young people aged between 12 and 16 visited the to understand the opportunities available through the BBC’s apprentice scheme. We also took a group of primary aged children to the MAV are supporting parents who are finding it difficult engaging their young people with education, employment or training opportunities by ensuring we give young people living in the inner cities greater experiences. MCYPM understand that experiences provide knowledge and knowledge gives potential to local young people. The work we do can not be achieved without volunteer and funding support. MAV are pleased we have secured funding from the Greater Manchester Police Commissioners . The funding has already provided young people with opportunities to develop their skills with activities that promote active learning. MAV have successfully managed to combined different funds together so that projects can meet the needs of more young people and still meet the desired outcomes of funders. Last year was combined with to support the start of the I Matter U Matter work with Young People and their relationship with their Fathers. The special project not only provided support for young people with mentoring, counselling and life coaching but also extended to providing support for many dads’ in the community.

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Maintaining contact with children is made more difficult by the distance that many prisoners are held from their home area. This is particularly acute for women given the limited number of women’s prisons; their average distance from home is 66 miles.

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Only half of the women who had lived with or were in contact with their children prior to imprisonment had received a visit since going to prison.

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Imprisoning mothers for non-violent offences has a damaging impact on children and carries a cost to the state of more than £17 million over a ten year period.

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WARM is a new project which promotes the eradication of violence and seek to relieve our local communities of the effects of violence by supporting people into employment, education and training. WARM advances the education of the public concerning issues of violence in particular anti-social behaviour which includes gun, knife and gang related crime and its impact upon those affected by it. WARM is working to assist local people in the city of Manchester and their families to find meaningful training, employment or work experience while working in partnership with other relevant voluntary/community groups or charitable institutions. WARM provides support for Schools, Youth Offending Teams, Probation and Prison Services. The project is currently raising funds with the help of funding grants, donations and fundraising events. However there is a long team plan to be self sustainable.

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MAV is using its current referral process with prisons, youth offending services and colleges in the local area. WARM will help participants gain an understanding of working environment and provide support, encouragement and job opportunity for ex-offenders, youth offenders and those considered as NEET.