JIWC Community Spotlights

May 2023: Alicia Roach is a doula and certified lactation educator based in Portland, Oregon. Alicia was formerly incarcerated while pregnant and her firsthand experience inspired her to testify for House Bill 2535, which would establish a prison doula program at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility. Listen to or read her interview here!

December 2022: Kaylin Smith and Sadie Whitehead co-direct the Lotus Alliance, a prison doula project that provides support to incarcerated people in the Camille Graham Correctional facility, in Columbia, South Carolina. Listen to or read their interview here!