November 5, 2015


ACWIP will provide 5,000 holiday gift bags to women incarcerated in Southern California Prisons, Fire Camps, and County Jails. We are partnering with several churches and organizations to provide special treats such as candy, coffee, tea, cocoa, stationery, and personal hygiene items. These are the only gifts these incarcerated women will receive. This is the largest HOLIDAY GIFT PROJECT for incarcerated women in the United States and we need your help to make it happen. You can donate any of the items listed below or you can contribute money at Please help us bring a bit of kindness and holiday cheer to the incarcerated women of Southern California.
GIFT ITEMS: travel sized shampoo, conditioner, body wash and lotion; toothbrushes, small toothpaste, individual coffee, tea, and cocoa packets; stationery, writing paper, envelopes, combs, wrapped pieces of candy, and hair ties.
Gift bag items, checks, and money orders can be mailed to ACWIP, 769 Northwestern Drive, Claremont, CA 91711. Call us at 626-710-7543, or go to for further information. Items may also be dropped off at the office of Good Shepard Lutheran Church, 1700 Towne Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711.
ACWIP is a 501©(3) and all of your donations are tax deductible.

November 5, 2015


Welcome to part two of a two part series that examines wrongful conviction from the perspective of a wife and a mother, how this terrible injustice damages families . Two weeks ago we were joined by Valentina Real whose husband was convict of murder in 2014. This week our guest will be Deb Brewer whose son has been wrongfully convicted this year. These are powerful stories which need to be heard as part of our campaign to reform the criminal justice system

November 2, 2015


Gloria Killian is appearing on the new radio channel ( ) tonight with Lorien Fenton. Join them  for a great 2 hour conversation about justice, injustice, and all the other scandals and madness from the criminal justice world from 8-10 PM PST

August 13, 2015


Yes, there really are tips and tricks to surviving one of the most horrendous experiences of your life. Join us with my guest, Angelo Pisano, author, survivor, and entrepeneur as we explore the dark and secret world of incarceration.

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July 30, 2015


Corrections, corruption, financial misconduct, security breaches, and record shattering heat: all in a days work for Sargeant Sherrylee Noel in a Mississippi prison. Join us today, July 30th, for an intensive and sickening look into the Mississippi prison system on, WOMEN BEHIND THE WALL, at 5:00 PM PDT.

July 2, 2015


Jeff Havard sits on Death Row maintaining his innocence as always. Tonight he calls in to speak with us about his situation. Last year 6 men were exonerated from Death Row and 100 death sentences have been thrown out in the past decade. Is this case another terrible mistake? Also joining us will be Attorney Jennifer Fitzgerald and Judge Oliver Diaz. TONIGHT at 5:00 PM PDT on behind the wall

Call in and share your opinion 516-418-5474

July 2, 2015

9th Circuit Justice comments on prosecutorial misconduct

“Judge Kozinski: Time to Rein In Prosecutors” (Debra Milke, Radley Balko and Michael Kiefer cited) Georgetown Law Journal | WSJ | Wrongful Convictions Blog 7/01/15

June 25, 2015

The Twelfth Victim: The Innocence of Caril Fugate

The true story of Caril Fugate and Charles Starkweather in the 1958 murder rampage that shocked the nation

today at 5:00 PM PDT on WOMEN BEHIND THE WALL, Hosted by Gloria Killian with special guest, John Stevens Barry

March 11, 2015

Truth Shock! US Has More Women In Prison Than India, China and Russia Combined | Social Action 3/2015


Truth Shock! US Has More Women In Prison Than India, China and Russia Combined

“According to the International Centre for Prison Studies, nearly a third of all female prisoners worldwide are incarcerated in the United States of America. There are 201,200 women in US prisons, representing 8.8 percent of the total American prison population.

China comes a very distant second to the United States with 84,600 female prisoners in total or 5.1% of the overall Chinese prison population. Russia is in third position – 59,000 of its prisoners are women and this comes to 7.8 percent of the total.

Across the world, 625,000 women and children are being held in penal institutions with the female prison population growing on all five continents.”

December 13, 2014


Appeals Court Dismisses Debra Milke Murder Charges

We have previously posted about the Debra Milke case here and here.

Milke was originally convicted of murder for having her 4-year-old son killed. The conviction rested upon the testimony of a rogue cop, who claims she confessed to him, although there is no documented record of that confession, and Milke denies it ever happened. This officer had a history of substantial misconduct, and that record was withheld from the defense.

In a ruling just today – citing “egregious prosecutorial misconduct,” the Arizona Court of Appeals on Thursday ordered a Maricopa County Superior Court judge to dismiss murder charges against Debra Milke with prejudice, meaning they cannot be brought again.

See the azcentral story here


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