“It’s important to have someone as a community organizer who has been affected by incarceration.”
A follow-up to our feature about suicide attempts, self-harm, and COVID at the Bridgewater state prison
“People call saying, “I just can’t bear it.” “The walls are closing in on me; I can’t talk to my family; I’ve lost it.”
New report shows 1/6 of women in Mass prisons sentenced to life without parole.
Even as the pandemic rages in prisons, vaccines and masks are seen as “a sign of weakness”
Department in denial that officers smuggle in drugs. Prisoner advocates cry foul.
“The remedy is not working. Jail populations are actually higher now than the second week of April."
No one serving a life without parole sentence has been granted a commutation since 1997
While members of the public can listen in on this hearing for Thomas Koonce without seeing it, they are unable to record the hearing
The epidemic of reincarceration for technical parole violations in the age of COVID