Jolyn Armstrong


Brief info

After facing the life-altering challenge of supporting a family member through a serious criminal accusation, Jolyn saw how little support there is for families of the accused. Right now, 2.2 million people are incarcerated in the United States alone and 6.5 million adults have an immediate family member currently incarcerated in jail or prison.

With the horrific stigma that the families of those incarcerated people face, Jolyn couldn’t ignore the need for a support system. So Jolyn devoted her talents as a compassionate leader and coach to help those who are facing the same horror she faced.

With that, the FOTA project was born. Nobody else should have to face this alone.

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Fritzi Horstman

Founder and Executive Director


Fritzi Horstman is the Founder and Executive Director of Compassion Prison Project. She is a Grammy-award winning producer for her work on “The Defiant Ones”, has been a producer and post-producer on dozens of television projects and documentaries and has directed several films. She believes it is urgent to bring humanity and compassion to those living behind bars and these acts will help transform our society. She has a Bachelor’s Degree from Vassar College.

Jolyn Armstrong