Beauty after the Bars (BATB), is a non profit organization founded by Tiawana Brown; a member of The National Council. BATB provides advocacy, education, and support for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated mothers, women and girls. Our goal and purpose of the organization is provide education and advocacy to keep women, girls and youth out of jail, prison, and the judicial system. Also to assist women and girls released from prison by offering programs and resources.
BATB also provides support for those that are currently incarcerated.
Our objective is to eliminate incarceration among our women, girls and youth and to end the stigmas placed on children of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated parents.
"Education instead of Incarceration"
Working to keep our women, girls, and youth out of jail and prison.
Our advocacy and education work will address prison reform and implement change.
Our programs will develop & encourage entrepreneurship, help with job placement, and assist with preparation for reentry back in society.
A strong advocate for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women. Ramona's memory and hard work will not be in vain. We carry on her mission and vision - The Ramona's House Foundation.
Ramona will forever be missed and was survived by her two sons, husband, grandchildren, and many family and friends.
In the short two years since she was pardoned by President Barack Obama, Ramona made an impact by striving to change laws and correct injustices done to women just like her.
Please consider donating to Beauty After the Bars, There are so many wonderful and life-changing initiatives happening with our youth and this movement! Beauty after the Bars sole purpose is to end mass incarceration. Focused on prison reform, social justice, & mentoring youth. Tia shares the time she spent in Federal Prisons and the county jails, to keep our youth out of jail and prison.
Support the cause and help change someone's life!
Thanks in advance for your generosity.
Thank you for your donation. Your generosity will help launch much needed programs.
The mission of the National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls (National Council) is to end the incarceration of women and girls by building a movement grounded in sisterhood, solidarity and human rights.
A 501(c) 3 nonprofit foundation that advocates Clemency for All Non-violent Drug Offenders. These are the faces of the drug war. Behind every face is a human with a story. Overly punitive drug laws create negative consequences that trigger a chain reaction upon innocent family members, friends and our society. http://www.candoclemency.com
On March 30, 2016, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentence to 61 individuals. On the same day The President also stopped by a White House meeting to meet with Ramona Brant and other individuals who had been granted clemency in the past.