This area of Benevolence Farm’s work is the most fluid, as we work to effect change in the narrative around women in the criminal legal system as issues arise.
Dignified Food Access
In North Carolina, people with certain drug level felony convictions are barred from accessing SNAP and TANF benefits. Benevolence Farm calls upon the North Carolina General Assembly to remove the ban affecting thousands of its constituents. To learn more about our advocacy efforts, check out our introductory article here and an opinion piece here.
Welcome Home Soap Project
The Benevolence Farm Welcome Home Soap Project partners with local reentry councils and organizations to provide free high-quality soap to people returning home across the state of North Carolina. To learn more about this project, click here.
North Carolina Fines & Fees Coalition
Benevolence Farm is a proud member of the North Carolina Fines & Fees Coalition. This Coalition aims to end the practice of funding court systems off the backs of those least able to pay. To learn more, click here.