Prison Chronicles: lessons from the frontline of forgiveness

The Forgiveness Project is excited to present the Prison Chronicles, a new series of live conversations exploring the stories we tell – how we shape them and ultimately how they shape us.

For over ten years we have taken our storytellers into prison with RESTORE, our award winning prison programme that supports prisoners to explore their conflicted and fragmented lives and imagine the possibility of a different future.

In conversation with our storytellers, former prisoners and prison officers this series reveals an unexpected world where the line between victim and perpetrator becomes blurred and where telling your story can save you from it.

“That has to be simply the best way to spend an hour that I have done for a while! Brilliant, moving, informative and thought provoking, and so extraordinary to hear of such courage, persistence and Learning. Thank you!” – Prison Chronicles Online Attendee

Hosted by Sandra Barefoot, Programme Manager of RESTORE, these conversations explore our shared humanity and ask us to imagine – if we had lived each other’s lives, could we have done things any differently?

We are delighted to be joined by Siobhan Jackson. Siobhan took part in the RESTORE programme as a participant whilst serving a 6-year sentence. She then volunteered with RESTORE whilst serving her sentence and now released, works with RESTORE sharing her story. Siobhan says of RESTORE, ‘this programme is life changing for me’.

Siobhan works for the Nelson Trust as a Liaison and Diversion Keyworker. Working to support women who are coming into contact with the criminal justice system.

    Date: Wednesday, 4 November 2020
    Time: 5 – 6pm BST – to see what time this will be where you live click here.
     The price of the ticket include access to the recording of the event for two weeks after.
    Ticket price: £6 – if you can pay more, then please do add a donation!
    Location: Your living room (via zoom)…

NB: Ticket sales will close one hour prior to the event.