August 13, 2020
  • A Resource and Research Center

Weekly Discussion on Prisons, Prisoners, and COVID-19 On Zoom.

You are invited to a weekly discussion on prisons and prisoners in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic on every Monday Evening with special guest speakers. 

Every Monday

Time: 7pm (Eastern Time)

Zoom:

Meeting ID: 883-0976-4464

Meeting Password: 017715

This flyer is designed to promote a weekly discussion on the crises in the prisons-Federal, State and Jails.

 

Read the following on prisoner COVID-19 related deaths in Federal prison, State prisons and Jails. 

According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons:

BOP: COVID-19 Update” on COVID-19 Related Death in US Federal Prisons

“The BOP has 142,446 federal inmates in BOP-managed institutions and 10,447 in community-based facilities. The BOP staff complement is approximately 36,000. As of 04/28/2020, there are 1313 federal inmates and 335 BOP staff who have confirmed positive test results for COVID-19 nationwide. Currently, 404 inmates and 132 staff have recovered. There have been 30 federal inmate deaths and 0 BOP staff member deaths attributed to COVID-19 disease. Full breakdown and additional details …” 

 

State Prisons: Over 100 prisoners have died

The New York Times: “No one deserves to die of Covid-19 in prison or jail. But more than 100 inmates already have, and thousands more could if prisons and elected officials do not take steps to protect the incarcerated now. A report from the American Civil Liberties Union predicted that an explosion of cases in jails could cause the total death count in the United States to double.:” Read:

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