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"Mothers of Bedford" Screening

Tuesday December 04

  • By: Volunteers of Legal Service
  • Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Location:
    Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP
    450 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY
  • Contact:
    Sara Effron
    Volunteers of Legal Service

The Volunteers of Legal Service Incarcerated Mothers Law Project invites you to a screening of "Mothers of Bedford," a film about the challenges and obstacles facing incarcerated mothers in building and sustaining relationships with their children.

Watch Trailer

The film will be followed by a panel discussion about the legal issues for incarcerated mothers and the role lawyers can play in advocating on their behalf. Refreshments will be served.

Click to RSVP by November 30.

Panelists include:

The Honorable Edwina G. Richardson-Mendelson, Judge, Family Court of the City of New York

Barbara Blanchard, Senior Staff Associate at Center for Children and Families, Columbia University

Sister Teresa Fitzgerald, Executive Director, HourChildren

Jenifer McShane, Director, Mothers of Bedford

Mona Graves, featured in Mothers of Bedford