Alliance for Safety and Justice Recognizes Action by Governor DeWine on Release of Limited Number of People from State Prison, Encourages Continued Progress to Safely Reduce Incarceration and Prevent COVID-19 Spread

In response to Gov. Mike DeWine’s announcement that the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction will recommend the release of a limited number of pregnant women and elderly people from state prison facilities, the Alliance for Safety and Justice released the following statement from its Ohio State Director, Shakyra Diaz.

Alliance for Safety and Justice Praises Gov. Whitmer for Racial Disparities Task Force Launch Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

For Immediate Release | April 10, 2020 DETROIT – This week, Governor Gretchen Whitmer launched the Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities to tackle health inequities that have led to the disproportionately high impact of coronavirus in Black and Brown communities. In Michigan, Black people make up 40% of reported coronavirus deaths yet constitute less […]

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