Women Influencing Systems & History
An Advocacy Training Program
for Women Impacted by Incarceration
Women Influencing Systems & History (WISH) is an eight-week advocacy training program for women who have felt the impacts of the criminal justice system. Whether you’ve been incarcerated yourself, or watched your loved ones suffer the effects of an inhumane system, we’ll teach you how to become a skilled advocate for campaigns you care about.
What We Teach
Basics of Policy Advocacy
Local, State, and Federal Legislative Systems
Storytelling & Persuasive Arguments
Advocating with Trauma in Mind
Apply to the Program
Applications for the Spring 2019 WISH cohort are now closed. To learn more about the program or get alerts when the Fall 2019 application opens, contact Ivelisse Gilestra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can stay in the loop by signing up for our mailing list below. You’ll receive updates on our advocacy work and be notified when the Fall 2019 application is open.
Request a One-Day Training
Staff of advocacy or community-based organizations may request a half- or full-day advocacy training for women in their organizations. Contact Jordyn Rosenthal at email@example.com.