Amplified Voices

Tracie Bernardi - Solitary Confinement is Torture - Season 2 Episode 11

November 05, 2021 Season 2 Episode 11
Amplified Voices
Tracie Bernardi - Solitary Confinement is Torture - Season 2 Episode 11
Show Notes

Come meet Tracie Bernardi, a formerly incarcerated activist and co-founder of Once Incarcerated, an organization designed to help  justice impacted families and individuals navigate through collateral damage.  Tracie talks Jason and Amber about her experience with the criminal legal system as a young 19 year old woman who was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She talks about how she ultimately spent 23 years of those years incarcerated with 7 years in solitary confinement. Now, she's back home and doing amazing work in the community.  Tracie is a Smart Justice Leader with ACLU CT and was recently featured in an article on their website. 
 
Once Incarcerated's Website: https://onceincarcerated.org/
ACLU CT article  featuring Tracie: https://www.acluct.org/en/news/everyone-will-be-better-if-connecticut-ends-solitary-confinement



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