WEBINAR APRIL 18: COVID-19 AND INCARCERATION

WEBINAR APRIL 18: COVID-19 AND INCARCERATION

THANKS TO ALL WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE WEBINAR!

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Resources on Covid-19 and Incarceration:

Million Dollar Hoods from the UCLA Bunche Center documents the fiscal and human costs of incarceration in LA: https://milliondollarhoods.pre.ss.ucla.edu/

UCLA Law School Databases created by Sharon Dolovich's Prison Law and Policy Program:
•  COVID-19 Correctional Policies & Responses allows prisoners’ advocates, journalists and others in the public to access or contribute data on how the pandemic is impacting incarcerated people, correctional officers and other personnel.
•  Statutory Release Powers” comprises a state-by-state survey of all sources of legal authority that allow officials including sheriffs, judges and governors to release people from custody in response to the pandemic.

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health: COVID-19 guidance for correctional and detention facilities (April 2020):  go to: www.ph.lacounty.gov/media/Coronavirus/GuidanceCorrectionalDetentionFacilities.pdf

Please send feedback, questions comments on this document and ways it was helpful to you or can be improved, and how it does and does not apply to your setting to covidcorrections@ph.lacounty.gov

"Correctional Health, Public Health, and Covid-19" from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care: https://www.ncchc.org/blog/correctional-health-public-health-covid-19

Freedom for Immigrants tracks COVID-19 cases among immigrants, protests inside immigration detention in response to inadequate health care, ways that ICE is retaliating/cutting off communication, and other related patterns.

EPIDEMIC with Dr. Celine Gounder and Ron Klain / Episode 12: COVID and Punishment / Dr. Homer Venters, Norman Ornstein, and Judge Steven Leifman

Amend in SF: a UCSF-based team of experts in medicine, public health, correctional policy and education that has developed resources to support correctional leadership, residents in correctional facilities, correctional officers and advocates.

Information about Covid-19 for people in prison. Produced by Amend and The Marshall Project

Information about Covid-19 for correctional officers