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Rendering Them Visible

Rendering Them Visible

A review of progress towards increasing awareness and support of prisoners’ families. Prison populations have drastically increased in many countries over recent years, and as a consequence, so too the number of families and children affected by a relative’s imprisonment.  A literature review carried out 12 years ago identified a vast knowledge vacuum in relation […]

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Calendars 2016 - For Sale

Calendars 2016 – For Sale

2016 calendars now available! Featuring artwork from children of prisoners throughout Europe, these calendars include captions from postcards children sent to MEPs about simple things they would change to improve their contact with parents in prison: “I wish I could show my toys to my mum.” CD calendars – £4 Wall calendars – £7   […]

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Year of the Dad

Year of the Dad

In 2016, take part in a year of celebration, insight and collaboration to promote the importance of fathers in child development, supporting men to be the dads they want to be. How will this be achieved? Foster understanding of the key contribution fathers make to child development, family and community life. Increase awareness of the […]

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Prisoners Week (15-22 November 2015)

Prisoners Week (15-22 November 2015)

‘Just Us’ : Said quickly it sounds a little like ‘justice’! This year’s theme challenges the notion of there being an ‘us and them’ and invites all of us to see the potential in every human being. Prisoners Week is 40 years old this year.  It takes place in the third week of November and […]

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Please Donate to Our Charity Walk

Please Donate to Our Charity Walk

On Saturday 26 September our Chairman, Don Millar, is planning to walk the twenty four miles from HMYOI Polmont to HMP Edinburgh along the Union Canal.  Don will be doing this to raise funds for Families Outside, and to achieve the walk he will need a support team.  There are various ways that you can […]

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