A Fall Soirée 2022


Please join the Women’s Prison Association (WPA) for our Fall Soirée on Tuesday, September 27 at Brooklyn Winery in Williamsburg in celebration of our 176 years of advancing safety, freedom, and independence for systems-involved women. Guests will celebrate the night with artisanal wines, light bites, and an auction to support WPA’s efforts to end the criminalization of women. All proceeds from our Soirée will go toward our innovative programming to advance our mission.

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2022 TCS New York City Marathon


WPA is once again an official charity partner of the 2022 TCS New York City Marathon––the largest marathon in the world! Last year, our team raised over $25,000 to support WPA’s critical programs—from secure housing acquisition and employment assistance to mental health support and alternatives to incarceration. Recruitment for this year’s team is now complete and all charity spots accounted for but if you pre-qualified and are interested in fundraising for WPA, please email Rebecca (Bek) Pak, Director of Donor Engagement. We can't wait for #TeamWPA to run on Sunday, November 6!

NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon & Half Marathon


Join WPA on Sunday, April 24, 2022, and run the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon (26.2 miles) or Half Marathon (13.1 miles). New course starts in North Brooklyn and winds around the waterfront under the Williamsburg, Manhattan, and Brooklyn Bridges. From there, the route heads up the grand concourses of Fulton Street and Flatbush Avenue before passing through Grand Army Plaza and into historic brownstone Brooklyn before finishing in Prospect Park. Sponsorship and marketing opportunities available. Email‏‏‎ ‎ Erika Freund, Managing Director of Development & External Affairs for more info.

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Working With Fire

Resilience & Resistance in New York's East Village

Watch our virtual event to learn about WPA’s work on 2nd Avenue since 1874 and what comes next for our historic building after the fire in December 2020. Co-hosted in partnership with Village Preservation in celebration of Women’s History Month.