While the world is trying to flatten the curve of a pandemic without end in sight, U.S. prisons and detention centers continue to be COVID-19 hotspots, warehousing millions and failing to make the substantial populations reductions needed to create conditions of social distance.
#CagingCOVID is a campaign to shine a light on mass incarceration in a time of a public health crisis, and apply pressure to use parole, clemency and decarceration at local and federal levels to stop the spread of the virus behind bars.
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Ryan Tarinelli, Law.com, September 22, 2020
The Marshall Project, September 23, 2020
Kelly Davis, The Appeal, September 21, 2020
Michelle Mark, Insider, August 26, 2020
Equal Justice Initiative, August 21, 2020
Mary Van Beusekom, CIDRAP News , July 9, 2020
Timothy Williams, Libby Selene, & Rebecca Griesbach, The New York Times, June 16, 2020
Kelsey Kauffman, The Appeal, March 13, 2020
Timothy Williams, Libby Seline and Rebecca Griesbach, The New York Times, June 16, 2020
Jessica Glenza, The Guardian, September 8, 2020
Kelly Davis, The Appeal, September 8, 2020