Category Archives: Humanitini

Humanitini: Stories From the Wire

In Washington, DC, only about 5 percent of those behind bars are women. But a substantial majority of these women are mothers, and many leave small children behind when they are sentenced to years or decades of incarceration. Women’s experiences of incarceration are dramatically different than those of men. Moreover, their reentry process when they are released is driven by different needs and challenges many women face as a result of their roles in families and communities. Returning women often

Humanitini: Voices of Brookland Manor

September’s Humanitini program will be co-curated by K.A. Lannigan, producer of the new film “Voices of Brookland Manor,” (https://brooklandmanormovie.com/) and Women in Film and Video. The film depicts residents of the Brookland Manor neighborhood, and their grassroots efforts to ensure that residents will have guaranteed housing in the expected new mixed-use development slated to replace the community. Join us for a screening of the film followed by a multi-generational panel conversation with residents from Brookland Manor. Residents will share their

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