Jaylene Moseley, known for tackling sensitive social issues and through the work of Flintridge Center’s reintegration project , has been named Honorary Chairperson for Talk About Parenting with Shirlee Smith’s upcoming benefit event – Mothers Behind Bars: The Parent Puzzle.
Moseley, who is Flintridge Center’s President, says: “Talk About Parenting is doing such critical work. When incarcerated mothers improve parenting practices, their children’s adjustment to both incarceration and reentry improves, and families are strengthened.”
Mothers Behind Bars: The Parent Puzzle, Sunday, October 27, 2013, 3-5 p.m. at Hillsides, 940 Avenue 64, in Pasadena will raise funds to support Talk About Parenting’s ‘s Parent Puzzle program at CIW.
Music for the event to be provided by the John Tribasso Youth Jazz Ensemble and Sidney Clifton, Emmy nominated producer and daughter of renowned poet Lucille Bradford, will deliver selections from her mother;s award winning collection. “The Spot” is catering the event..
Speakers include: Gloria Barrios, mother and former inmate, State Senator, Carol Liu; Los Angeles County Supervisor, Michael D. Antonovich; and CIW Deputy Chief Warden, Kimberly Hughes.