Incarceration and COVID-19

Men and women in jail or prison deal daily with a system that is designed to deny their humanity through overcrowding in tight quarters, lack of hygiene supplies, poor ventilation, and mistreatment. In this environment, COVID-19 will strike hard. We talk with Maria Miller of Our Lives Matter and EXPO (EX-Incarcerated People Organizing and Charlie Gentry of EXPO and Unlock the Vote about the dangers the coronavirus pandemic poses to men and women who imprisoned and advocating for their health and humanity.

MCU Staff