Millhaven Lifers' Liaison Group
The Millhaven Lifers Liaison Group (MLLG) is made up of volunteers from the Ottawa community who have established a connection with people serving life sentences at Millhaven maximum security institution in Bath Ontario.
Our objective is to serve as a bridge between the community and the prisoners, with a view to supporting their eventual release and re-integration.
The MLLG’s mission is to maintain a positive, ongoing relationship with the Millhaven Lifers Group (MLG) in order to support successful releases through joint projects.
Holds regular, monthly meetings outside and inside the prison;
Contributes to MLG projects and initiatives such as “Story Time with Dad”;
Participates in events such as OPIRG Week, uOttawa’s Criminology Week & Social Justice Fair, Prison Justice Day and the International Conference on Prison Abolition (ICOPA);
Raises awareness through the exchange of information, laws and regulations;
Facilitates connections by engaging guest speakers and community-based groups;
Works with institutional staff to maintain communications and build understanding;
Advocates on the MLG’s behalf to ensure their human rights are respected and upheld; and,
Provides hope and encouragement.