Project WHAT

Project WHAT The program employs young people who have experienced parental incarceration as the primary curriculum content developers and facilitators for trainings.
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Project WHAT!, a program of Community Works, raises awareness about the effects of parental incarceration on children, with the long-term goal of improving services and policies that affect these children.

Welcome to our first installment of a new Instagram series, “Organization of the Week” or  . This series will be a way t...
02/28/2023

Welcome to our first installment of a new Instagram series, “Organization of the Week” or . This series will be a way to highlight the amazing organizations doing incredible work to help further push the fight against mass incarceration.

Last week, Project WHAT! was lucky enough to join a zoom event, “Crimmigration and the API Community: Disrupting the School to Prison to Deportation Pipeline”. Asian Prisoner Support Committee (APSC) is an Oakland based organization supporting currently, and formerly, incarcerated members of the API community. Many thanks to APSC and Northern California Grantmakers for hosting the event! Swipe through to learn more about the programs and services they offer. https://www.asianprisonersupport.com/

I see no lies👀
02/14/2023

I see no lies👀

Part 2/2: The yellow slides show the before and after of the INTERNAL investigation done by OPD. Notice any significant ...
02/09/2023

Part 2/2: The yellow slides show the before and after of the INTERNAL investigation done by OPD. Notice any significant changes?👀

Comment below any thoughts or reactions!

Did you know that Oakland Police Department has been under federal investigation since 2003? Swipe through to see how mu...
02/09/2023

Did you know that Oakland Police Department has been under federal investigation since 2003?

Swipe through to see how much they love law & order! 😳

Project WHAT! joined Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB), along with many other organizations for the   ...
02/03/2023

Project WHAT! joined Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB), along with many other organizations for the rally. It was an amazing opportunity to be in community with so many wonderful people who are championing this revolution. All credit goes to the CURB coalition and their “People’s Plan for Prison Closure”. Please swipe through to learn more about the 4-step roadmap CURB has introduced. Thank you again to CURB for hosting this rally!

Choose your fighter 🔫🦾 Such a fun way to end the Fall session with this group🥰 We’re wishing everyone a healthy & happy ...
12/16/2022

Choose your fighter 🔫🦾 Such a fun way to end the Fall session with this group🥰 We’re wishing everyone a healthy & happy holidays!!

Today Georgia voters will decide between Reverend Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in a US Senate run-off election. A...
12/07/2022

Today Georgia voters will decide between Reverend Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker in a US Senate run-off election. And fun fact, Georgia is one of two states that require a run-off election.

Swipe through to learn about what run-offs are and a bit of their history in Georgia! 💭

Who let the CIPS in the doe??
10/14/2022

Who let the CIPS in the doe??

Welcome the Peer Mentors of the PY ‘22-‘23!
09/26/2022

Welcome the Peer Mentors of the PY ‘22-‘23!

𝙃𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙮 𝙉𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙑𝙤𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙍𝙚𝙜𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝘿𝙖𝙮! Today’s a reminder to register (or pre-register) for the upcoming elections.Every...
09/21/2022

𝙃𝙖𝙥𝙥𝙮 𝙉𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣𝙖𝙡 𝙑𝙤𝙩𝙚𝙧 𝙍𝙚𝙜𝙞𝙨𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝘿𝙖𝙮! Today’s a reminder to register (or pre-register) for the upcoming elections.
Every election is an opportunity to voice your opinion on what you feel will help yourself and the greater community.
Whether it’s local elections or national ones, it’s important to create your voting plan. Hold yourself, and those around you accountable by making sure you and 3 friends are registered.
Interested in learning more? Swipe through the slides!

BFFR
09/20/2022

BFFR

Get to know our program coordinator Jakaela! Swipe to learn more about her personal commitment to young people and make ...
06/29/2022

Get to know our program coordinator Jakaela! Swipe to learn more about her personal commitment to young people and make sure you tell her hey. 👋🏼

Meet Lhaga, our new SF program coordinator! Swipe to learn more about her and drop a 👋🏼 in the comments to welcome her t...
06/17/2022

Meet Lhaga, our new SF program coordinator! Swipe to learn more about her and drop a 👋🏼 in the comments to welcome her to the PW family 💙.

There’s a lot of stigma associated with having an incarcerated parent. But we’re proud of our unique voices, perspective...
06/14/2022

There’s a lot of stigma associated with having an incarcerated parent. But we’re proud of our unique voices, perspectives, and strengths over here. 💁🏽✨

Use the link in our bio to learn more about our program and how we’re empowering to become stronger advocates for themselves, each other, and their communities.

Behind the scenes in our creator studio. Thank you to everyone who liked and shared our last Reels! More to come soon 💪🏽...
06/03/2022

Behind the scenes in our creator studio. Thank you to everyone who liked and shared our last Reels! More to come soon 💪🏽😎

Shout out to all of the C/O 2022 graduates! 🎓 Here’s a reminder from the PW fam that you’re strong, confident, and capab...
05/26/2022

Shout out to all of the C/O 2022 graduates! 🎓 Here’s a reminder from the PW fam that you’re strong, confident, and capable of achieving amazing things ✨!

Anelisa’s artwork “Fragmented”🎨Anelisa is an alumni of PW and an artist. She is in the process of creating art that shar...
03/04/2022

Anelisa’s artwork “Fragmented”🎨

Anelisa is an alumni of PW and an artist. She is in the process of creating art that shares her life story & experiences as a result of parental incarceration.

𝙍𝙀𝙋𝙊𝙎𝙏 :Link in .farima_ Bio !  ♥️✊🏾Image 1: Features the cover of “Lessons In Liberation” in the bottom right corner of...
09/01/2021

𝙍𝙀𝙋𝙊𝙎𝙏 :
Link in .farima_ Bio !
♥️✊🏾
Image 1: Features the cover of “Lessons In Liberation” in the bottom right corner of the image. The top right diagonal of the background is magenta and the bottom left diagonal background is off-white, with a large yellow circle and small green dots. On top of the large yellow circle there is black text that reads, ‘Coming September 2021’. On top of the magenta background there is black text that reads, ‘Available for pre-order at AKpress.org.’

08/26/2020

DONATE A MINIMUM OF $20 TO OUR PROGRAM AND RECEIVE OUR NEWLY RELEASED CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED PARENTS • BILL OF RIGHTS T-SHIRT•

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08/06/2020

DONATE A MINIMUM OF $20 TO OUR PROGRAM AND RECEIVE OUR NEWLY RELEASED CHILDREN OF INCARCERATED PARENTS • BILL OF RIGHTS T-SHIRT•

07/06/2020

06/30/2020

Have you missed seeing PW?
We miss our supporters as well! We have an announcement for you all and do your best to help spread the word.

WE'RE HIRING YOUTH! We are scouting for youth ages 13-17 with a parent currently or formerly incarcerated to join the ProjectWHAT! family.

APPLY NOW: https://bit.ly/39onS8R

02/19/2020

Reason as to why visitation is important

02/19/2020

02/19/2020

Highlighting the importance of youth having the RIGHT to make THEIR decision on when the time is right for them and having that option

ProjectWHAT! will be facilitating a workshop this Saturday apart of UC Berkeley's annual Social Justice Symposium!UCB So...
01/15/2020

ProjectWHAT! will be facilitating a workshop this Saturday apart of UC Berkeley's annual Social Justice Symposium!

UCB Social Justice Symposium 2020 has provided PW! Youth with the space to raise awareness for years. Come out & experience the good work that goes into this event!

Project WHAT! Holiday Party 2020
01/15/2020

Project WHAT! Holiday Party 2020

❕TIME IS RUNNING OUT ❕Make sure you are planning accordingly for this Saturday’s festivities. ProjectWHAT’s Annual Holid...
01/09/2020

❕TIME IS RUNNING OUT ❕
Make sure you are planning accordingly for this Saturday’s festivities. ProjectWHAT’s Annual Holiday Party 🎉

You showed up & showed out last year. Join us this year for another round of enjoyment 🖤💙 @ Community Works West

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