The visit of the American women's colony
• The visit to the US women's colony
Visit the photographer Cayya Williams (Sye Williams) in a Women's Prison "Valley" in Chowchilla, California was the reason to create a series of photographs that reflect the lives of American prisoners of girls.
Prison "Valley" was opened in April 1995. Despite the best efforts of the administration and the various rehabilitation programs, the level of recidivism among prisoners released from "Valley", is 72%.
Convicts who wished to remain anonymous, and Audra Perry (center).
Karl Klein. Convicted of possession and sale of drugs. The "Valley" may serve his sentence pregnant inmates and inmates with disabilities.
Dee Murphy, convicted of drug trafficking.
As of March 2012 the prisoners guarded by 1222 employees.
Angel Martinez (right) and her lover.
According to the administration, the prisoners "Valley" never try to kill their opponents; only disfigure their faces blades.
The unknown, convicted for drug trafficking. "I'm not going to sell drugs to minors and pregnant women."
Urusilina. "Under the dope I can sing all the voices of famous men and women who performed from 1970 to 2000 - N'Sync, Madonna, who you want."
Denise Morehead, was convicted of hacking.
Private company The Chowchilla Family Express to visit relatives in prison provides premium buses departing regularly from different cities of the state.
Jenna and Pamela. Long hair Jenna Stafford are the cause of the constant bickering among her female friends jealous; she seeks protection Pamela Jackson.
Hertha Griffin, convicted of assault with a deadly weapon.
The project is designed for prison inmates in 1980, but now there contain 2431.
Darlene Joy, Leon and Anette. All four come from the same city, have spirit guides and patiently serve their sentences.