Norma Cumpian, former PCJP client, speaking at PCJP’s 30th anniversary celebration on January 25, 2012

Described as a “shining star,” former PCJP client Norma Cumpian, who came home in 2010, was recently the subject of a feature story in The Sacramento Bee (“California Imprisoned her for killing the abusive father of her unborn son. Now free, she fights for change.”).  The in-depth piece describes Norma’s journey to freedom and beyond as “a case study in how America’s understanding of domestic violence and treatment of prisoners has shifted and how a mother’s love for her son came to motivate life inside prison and out.” Congratulations, Norma!

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