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Beauty After The Bars

Beauty After The Bars had an event today at Marshall Park. Beauty after the Bars (BATB), is a non profit organization based in Charlotte, NC- Mecklenburg County. Founded by Tiawana Brown, born and raised in Charlotte, NC. She is a formerly incarcerated woman and a Board member/active member of the of The National Council. BATB provides mentoring, advocacy, education, and supports racial equity, and economic mobility for the communities that disproportionately affected and our most marginalized communities. Meet the beautiful founder Tiawanna Brown.

BATB Supports the successful return of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated mothers, women and girls.  Their mission and purpose is to provide education and advocacy to keep women, girls and youth out of jail, prison, and the justice system. BATB interrupts the school to prison pipeline, and assists women and girls released from prison and jail  by offering programs and resources-through our collective partnerships with other grassroots organizations, SAVE ,Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, CMPD, and Mecklenburg County Dentention Center. BATB also provides support and assistance for those that are currently incarcerated with reentry needs. 

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