“I was violated too. My daughter was violated when we went there with strip searches and stuff like that, with abusive talk. It was just so shocking.” -Anna Pastoressa
Title: I Was Violated Too
Collection: Digital Storytelling
Summary: Narrators discuss the family and visitation on Rikers Island. This includes accounts of family who have visited and the trauma associated with the visitation process, which is very long, and the emotional effects of being visited and facing the impact that one’s incarceration has on loved ones.
Narrators: Anna Pastoressa, Tahtianna Fermin, Davon Woodley, Kandra Clark, Gary Gordon
Creators: Alejandra Morante
Producer: Regina Campbell
Date Created: March 26, 2021
Full interviews for Anna Pastoressa, Tahtianna Fermin, Davon Woodley, Kandra Clark, Gary Gordon can be accessed here.