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How Can You Shut Down Your City Jail‪?‬ Freedom Dreams

    • Society & Culture

In this episode, we speak to Marilyn Winn and Xochitl Bervera, two lead organizers in the fight to close the Atlanta City Jail. Our guests lead us through the fight to get laws stricken from the books, ensuring that the jails population would dwindle or “starving the beast” as they call it. Learn more about their campaign and about the Center for Wellness and Freedom, the community wellness hub they intend to replace the jail. 

TRANSCRIPT

To learn more about and support our work at the Detroit Justice Center, visit detroitjustice.org/donate.

RELEVANT LINKS

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

'Starving The Beast': The Women Working To Close a Misused Atlanta Jail

In this episode, we speak to Marilyn Winn and Xochitl Bervera, two lead organizers in the fight to close the Atlanta City Jail. Our guests lead us through the fight to get laws stricken from the books, ensuring that the jails population would dwindle or “starving the beast” as they call it. Learn more about their campaign and about the Center for Wellness and Freedom, the community wellness hub they intend to replace the jail. 

TRANSCRIPT

To learn more about and support our work at the Detroit Justice Center, visit detroitjustice.org/donate.

RELEVANT LINKS

The End of Policing by Alex S. Vitale

'Starving The Beast': The Women Working To Close a Misused Atlanta Jail

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