The crisis of COVID-19 has impacted the nation’s incarceration facilities, placing confined populations with limited personal protection resources in a vulnerable situation. Learn what is occurring on the federal and local level, the realities and history of disease inside prisons, and what the lived experience of being incarcerated under these circumstances means.
Our panel of experts on criminal justice, epidemiology, and advocacy will explore what is happening and what more can be done in a moderated conversation.
Dr. Brie Williams
Founder and Director, AMEND at the
University of California San Francisco
Dr. Kimberly Collica-Cox
Roy L. Austin, Jr.
Attorney and Partner, Harris
Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Director of “News Inside”
The Marshall Project
Former Sing Sing Prison Superintendent
Commissioner, NY State Department of Corrections
Ohio Prisoner’s Justice League
Dr. Homer Venters
Physician and Epidemiologist
Community Oriented Correctional Health Services (COCHS)
AMEND at the University of California San Francisco
Transforming Correctional culture inside prisons and jails and reduce the debilitating health effects of those environments.