“The state is considering spending $50 million to construct a new prison for these women, where they will continue to cost the state $13.5 million a year”
Creating community and value for people who society has otherwise denied the opportunity
“It’s important to have someone as a community organizer who has been affected by incarceration.”
Stories of long separation from loved ones, along with forced isolation and inhumane treatment of pregnant women, are part of a broader story of abuse and neglect at MCI-Framingham
“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.”
“It’s sad, it shows the DOC’s only intent is to build a new women’s prison, they don’t want to listen to alternatives.”
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