Skip to content
melodymoezzi's profile image - click for profile

Melody Moezzi's Fundraiser:

End Solitary Confinement

Melody's Photo

BENEFITING: Community Futures Collective

ORGANIZER: Sarah

EVENT DATE: Jun 25, 2013

Melody Moezzi

THE STORY:

Melody Moezzi is an Iranian-American Muslim writer, activist, attorney and award-winning author. Her next book, a memoir about living with bipolar disorder entitled Haldol and Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life, is set for release August 1, 2013.

 

"As a mental health advocate and someone living with a serious mental illness who has been hospitalized for it on several occasions, I know the dangers of solitary confinement or "isolation" firsthand. There is no doubt in my mind that it is cruel, dehumanizing and counterproductive. The practice has been shown to induce mental health problems in those with no prior diagnoses. To use solitary confinement to treat mental illness or as a means of punishment in prisons is like using feathers to sharpen a sword. It can cause serious and permanent wounds, and it will never work. Join me in supporting 'Opening the Box' to help end this horrific practice wherever it exists!"

$180

MONEY RAISED
  • Melody Moezzi

    $150

  • Ardavon Naimi

     

  • Ardavon Naimi

     

  •  
  •  
  •  

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $19,832 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Sarah Shourd

Amount Raised

$10,332

 

34% Raised of $30,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Rev. Nora Smith

Amount Raised

$1,145

 

57% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

James Sadri

Amount Raised

$1,090

 

109% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Emily Churchill

Amount Raised

$1,000

 

100% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

robert egger

Amount Raised

$1,000

Fundraiser Title

Amy Fettig

Amount Raised

$1,000

Fundraiser Title

Kelly Winter

Amount Raised

$970

 

97% Raised of $1,001 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Crystal Bybee

Amount Raised

$930

 

93% Raised of $1,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Ardavon Naimi

Ardavon Naimi

In memory of Tupac Amaru Shakur, whose music helped me to hang on. 5 years ago

Ardavon Naimi

Ardavon Naimi

In Memory of my father, Mostafa Naimi, who suffered through the isolation of the mind and body. 5 years ago

Melody Moezzi

Melody Moezzi

DONATION: $150

5 years ago