We are honored to be hosting Cynthia Chandler this Friday on our Transformative Justice Series, Healing Harm.
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The documentary Belly of the Beast dives deep into the story and dark history of the State of California. With a focus on the case of Kelli Dillion we see an unlikely duo discover a pattern of illegal sterilizations in women’s prisons, they wage a near impossible battle against the Department of Corrections. Filmed over seven years with extraordinary access and intimate accounts from currently and formerly incarcerated people, BELLY OF THE BEAST exposes modern-day eugenics and reproductive injustice in California prisons.
Here is more information about the California Bill that passed for reparations for women affected by the illegal sterilizations: https://dredf.org/2021/07/13/california-passes-landmark-law-to-provide-reparations-to-survivors-of-state-sponsored-forced-sterilization/