MAMAS in the Media

MAMAs trains mama-survivors of state violence to public op-eds and participate in media and policy processes. Our collective members publish OpEDS and speak at press conferences like these as part of our work together.

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MAMAS speak out on Roe v. Wade: ‘We need to couple the fight for Roe v. Wade with multiple fights at the same time’

By: Darcel Rockett,

published on Chicago Tribune

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Let’s Work for Global, Anti-Imperialist Reproductive Justice This Mother’s Day

By: Nadine Naber & Souzan Naser,

published on Truthout

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Chicago Foundation for Women 2022 Impact Awards celebrate Bertha Escamilla with the Founder's Award

published on Chicago Foundation for Women

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It's Christmas And My Son Is Dying In Stateville Correctional Center.

By Christina Borizov, published on Visible Magazine

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Here's Something We Can Do To Stop Police Abuse In Our Communities

By Bertha Escamilla, published on Visible Magazine

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We Must Commit Ourselves to Long-Term Solidarity With Palestinian Liberation

By Nadine Naber, published on Truthout

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Settler colonialism is a reproductive justice issue

By Souzan Naser, published on Mondoweiss

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My Child Is Incarcerated. One Second in This Unjust System Is Too Much.

By Esther Hernández, published on Truthout

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Parents, advocates urge Pritzker to release inmates as prison coronavirus cases skyrocket

By Carlos Ballesteros, published on Chicago Sun-Times

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Let’s Celebrate Mothers Who Are Fighting to Set Their Loved Ones Free

By Nadine NaberSouzan Naser & Johnaé Strong, Published on Truthout

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"I Demand' Press Conference Video

By MAMAS, Published on our website.

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Gov. Pritzker is failing imprisoned people in Illinois

By April Ward, Published on

Medium

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Vaccines Aren’t Enough to Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 in Prisons

By Nadine Naber, Published on

Ms. Magazine

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Mothers Are Pushing to Free Their Children From Prison During COVID

By Janaé Bonsu, Published on

Truthout

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Mothers of Victims of Police Don’t Want Your Pity. They Want Solidarity—and Justice.

By Nadine Naber, Published on

Ms. Magazine 

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Parents, advocates urge Pritzker to release inmates as prison coronavirus cases skyrocket

By Carlos Ballesteros, Published on Chicago Sun Times 

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Racism of Policing Resulted in the Torture and 18-Year Incarceration of My Son

By Rosemary Cade, Published on Truthout 

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Our Blog Post On Radical Mothering

By Nadine Naber, Souzan Naser, and Johnaé Strong, Published on Abolition Journal 

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With My Child Incarcerated During a Pandemic, I Spend Mother’s Day in Fear

By Regina Russell, Published on Truthout 

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Commentary: Concern for Illinois inmates exposed to coronavirus

By Armanda Shackleford, Published on The State Journal-Register 

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COVID-19 and the Crisis of Death by Incarceration

Organized by Parole Illinois, Mamas Activating Movements for Abolitions and Solidarity (MAMAS), Chicago Votes, Chicago Torture Justice Center

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Virtual Press Conference: Prison Is The Pandemic

Organized by Join Parole Illinois, Mothers Activating A Movement for Abolition and Solidarity (MAMAS), American Friends Service Committee–Chicago and LIV3.