Orange Is the New Black Team Creates Fund For Non-Profit Criminal Justice Reform Advocacy Groups
Date:  07-29-2019

Each organization tackles issues such as advocacy for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and girls, post-secondary education, and immigration rights
From CBS Los Angeles:

The day before the final season of Netflix’s hit show “Orange Is The New Black,” was released, the creative team for the show announced the creation of a fund that will support a number of social issues.

“We have much ‘Orange Is The New Black’ has impacted you and people all over the world,” actress Samira Wiley said in a YouTube video introducing the fund. “Now, we want to continue that impact long after the show is over by launching The Poussey Washington Fund.”

The fund — named for the beloved character portrayed by Wiley in the series — will support non-profit advocacy groups whose goals are to reform the criminal justice system, protect immigrant rights, end mass incarceration and support women who have been impacted by it. Continue reading >>>