Stark Raven: Prison Justice

Newborn baby removed from mom in prison: Now reunited

| December 2, 2009


Artist: Stark Raven Media Collective
Title: Rabble - Patricia Block
Album: Stark Raven
Year: 2009
Genre: Podcast
Length: 0:19:21
Format: 44.1kHz, 160Kbps

Show Notes:

Patricia Block tells her story of giving birth while serving time at BC's Fraser Valley Institution. Patricia had requested to serve a federal sentence so that she'd be able to keep her baby with her because the prison has a unit specifically built for mothers and babies. But because of a lack of communication between government agencies, Patricia's baby was put into foster care two days after being born. Now on the outside and re-united with her daughter, Patricia looks back to reflect on what happened... and talks about what she's doing to make sure this doesn't happen to other women in the future.


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