Voices of Hope

The Voices of Hope is a women’s prison choir at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee, MN.  The choir was founded in October 2015 by Amanda Weber and rehearses weekly at the prison.

MISSION:    The Voices of Hope is a women’s prison choir that fosters individual growth and bridges unlikely communities through song.

HOPES:      We recognize that the Voices of Hope has a dual calling to serve communities both inside and outside of the prison:

  1. BRINGING HOPE TO MCF-SHAKOPEE
    The Voices of Hope provides a safe and sober activity which empowers women to find their voice, build connections in a diverse setting, and bring a positive message of hope and healing to the MCF-Shakopee community.
  2. BRINGING HOPE OUTSIDE PRISON WALLS
    The Voices of Hope views singing as a powerful tool of restorative justice, seeking to transform perspectives of incarceration and build bridges of healing within the wider community through collaboration and reflection.

If you would like to support the music program at Shakopee, please consider making a donation through our GiveMN page.

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