“Not my crime, still my sentence” 2017 campaign wrap

The 2017 Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE) “Not my crime, still my sentence” campaign was a great success! Members were busy the whole month of June, organising a variety of events and activities to raise awareness and feature the voices of children with a parent in prison. Here are some examples of the initiatives:  Nine…

8th annual campaign “Not my crime, still my sentence” focuses on schools

COPE is pleased to announce that the recent schools-based fundraising initiative through GlobalGiving has been quite successful, thanks to the generous donations from supporters. Over $6,700 of the $7,500 goal has been raised, allowing preparations to get underway for the 2017 edition of COPE’s awareness-raising campaign “Not my crime, still my sentence”. The campaign, to…

Close of 7th edition of “Not my crime, still my sentence” campaign

Over the years, COPE’s campaign “Not my crime, still my sentence” has become a landmark annual event for all organisations working for the rights of children with imprisoned parents. Launched in 2010 and taken up by many supporters, the campaign is now celebrated annually in 15 countries with the aim of raising awareness about the…

Children of Prisoners Europe launch 2015 campaign: ‘Not my crime, still my sentence’

www.notmycrimestillmysentence.org Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE) is a network of non-profit organisations, professionals and academics working to support children separated from a parent in prison. With 28 members in 16 countries across Europe, COPE aims to promote and protect the rights of children with imprisoned parents and to ensure that these rights—as enshrined in the…