There’s nothing quite like a mother’s love for her child. It’s fierce. Protective. The perfect mix of strength and softness blended together. On today’s episode, two mothers share their stories about what it’s like to have a child in prison and the lengths they will go to support them. We explore the impact of incarceration on families, specifically in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak and the love a mother has for her son.

Episode Summary

There’s nothing quite like a mother’s love for her child. It’s fierce. Protective. The perfect mix of strength and softness blended together. On today’s episode, two mothers share their stories about what it’s like to have a child in prison and the lengths they will go to support them. We explore the impact of incarceration on families, specifically in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak and the love a mother has for her son.

You can listen at the following link, or download anywhere you listen to podcasts: https://knowjustice.simplecast.com/episodes/love-in-the-time-of-covid

Episode Notes

Special thanks to Julie Paul and Stella Cote for sharing their stories with us. Their courage is inspiring and we stand with you.

Thank you to Night Kinistino for your incredible poetry reading. It was beautiful, and we are grateful!

Credit to Jayda Taylor and CTV News Saskatoon for the audio news clip about the riot at Prince Albert Correctional Centre.

You can read more about the protest here: Mothers return to Regina Correctional Centre, dance in support of inmates.

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