"These ongoing issues are breaking and tearing up families because their family members are left to pick up the pieces of the ex-inmate with severe mental health issues." - Kalief Browder
“The sad fact is, America’s prisons are filled with men and women who deserve a second chance. They’ve owned up to their crimes and did exactly what they’re supposed to do in prison they rehabilitated themselves. They understand what I learned, that you can have a meaningful life right there in prison.."- Cyntoia Brown
"First, thank you for your presence right here. For all of us who identify, are healing from/through, and can relate to the residual effects of spiritual, mental, verbal, emotional, sexual abuse, moral injuries and other human rights violations—I hope you feel the faith in our ability to heal together." - Sara Kruzan
“I didn’t - didn’t do it! Why would they kill me for something I didn’t do?" - George Junius Stinney Jr
Take Trips MES, will work tirelessly to reduce the recidivism rate of incarcerated and detention youth of color once they are released from the system; to provide them with adequate aftercare services. Aftercare services are vital for youth of color transitioning back into their communities from the incarceration and detention system. Click the DONATE NOW button to help Take Trips MES facilitate the necessary aftercare work for our youth to heal their hurt!