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Our 40th Anniversary keynote speaker, Dr. Marilyn Van Dieten was featured on Lake Effect with Bonnie North on Why Gender Matters When it Comes to Prison & Rehabilitation. Click here to listen to the interview.
The Benedict Center's Sisters Program was highlighted on the front page recently in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The Sisters Program provides street-outreach, programming, education, and trauma-based treatment to provide women in the sex trade the kind of support they need to make real changes in their lives.
Photo by Angela Peterson
The program is currently supported by a development grant from the Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Project. Collaborative partners include the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office and the Milwaukee Police Department - District 3.
Read more about this innovative program, providing real solutions. Read Full Article
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The Benedict Center is an interfaith, nonprofit criminal justice agency working with victims, offenders and the community to achieve a system of justice that is fair and treats everyone with dignity and respect.
The Benedict Center provides community-based treatment alternatives to incarceration for women so they can live safer and healthier lives for themselves, their children and the community.
The Benedict Center advocates for changes in the criminal justice system, with an emphasis on restorative community alternatives to imprisonment, to ensure fair and equitable justice for all.
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View our video shown at our 40th Anniversary event, highlighting our expertise and innovation to help justice involved women, their families and the community.