Episode 27: Abolition & Organizing in the time of COVID-19

June 16, 2020

In this conversation, the last of a four-part series of blogs about the movement response to COVID-19, Samah Mcgona Sisay and Center for Constitutional Rights Advocacy Associate maya finoh discuss their personal definitions of abolition; the ways in which prison abolitionists are using this particular moment to amplify their dreams of a world without cages; how prisons, policing, and surveillance serve as threats to the public health of low-income communities; and the unique experiences of Black immigrants,trans women, and survivors of domestic/sexual violence in the U.S. criminal legal system. Check out the rest of maya's series.

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