Susan is a former LWOP who served 31 years for a domestic violence case. She survived child molestation from 12-18 and domestic violence from 19-25. She was convicted in June of 1987, and went to prison when she was 32.
Susan was an original member of the Convicted Women Against Abuse (CWAA) group. She was a part of many groups at CIW and it is her goal to go back inside and give the women hope since she had an LWOP sentence. It is her goal to let women inside know that there is a transition to parole resource specifically for battered women.
Susan is 66 years old, a mother of 2; grandmother of 6; great-grandmother of 2. She is deeply involved with California Coalition Women Prisoners, an organization that has been around for 25 years helping women in prison.