Marilynn Winn, co-founder and executive director of Women on the Rise, an advocacy organization of formerly incarcerated women of color. Photos: Peyton Fulford

These Formerly Incarcerated Women Fought to Close a Jail and Won

The Atlanta City Detention Center was for those with small violations, but the effect on their lives was tremendous

“H“Have you ever heard of formerly incarcerated women closing a jail?” That’s the question posed by Marilynn Winn, co-founder and executive director of Women on the