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WE DID IT!

FORMALLY INCARCERATED PEOPLE ARE NOW A PROTECTED CLASS IN THE CITY OF ATLANTA  OCTOBER 17, 2022

Participatory Defense Hub

MAP Defense was created to serve our families and community in participating in their own defense. 

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Canvass
Training

We train and activate formerly incarcerated people to run effective canvass programs that give results.

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Black Mama
Bail Out

This program was created to empower formerly incarcerated black women with skills needed for their reform process.

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S.T.A.B.L.E
Program

This program was created to empower formerly incarcerated black women with skills needed for their reform process.

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WHAT WE
SUPPORT:

  • Bail Support

  • Fines and Fee support

  • Voter Registration

  • Participatory Defense

  • Trans Emergency Housing

  • Job Placement

  • Rental Assistance

  • Food assistance

  • Transportation Assistance

  • Financial Literacy

  • Financial Wellness

  • Reclamation Skill Share

  • Emergency Funeral Assistance

  • Art Therapy

  • Mental Health Support

  • Children Support Group

  • Women's Support Group

  • Clothing Closet

  • Crisis Support

  • Civil education

  • Leadership Development

About Barred Business

Barred Business is a membership based organization founded by multi generational, multi gender, and multi national formerly incarcerated black women to empower marginalized formerly incarcerated people.

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Upcoming Projects to Fund

Stay up to date with our latest project and see how we are changing lives.

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Get Involved!

Become a Member! Become a Sign Up to Volunteer with Barred Business, Mentor, support formerly incarcerated small business owners, provide training and technical support, and build power among formerly and currently incarcerated people.

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