New York – Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is joining advocates for women in announcing a program that will let some female prisoners serve their sentences at home.
Hynes said the program will allow eligible inmates to retain custody of their children while they serve their sentences at home. The women will receive intensive supervision and treatment.
Hynes is joining Georgia Lerner, the director of the Women’s Prison Association, for the announcement today. Other participants at the news conference will include Julie Kay, a senior strategist at the Ms. Foundation, and Ana Oliveira, president of the New York Women’s Foundation.
Source: WCBS 880 AM NY