Testimony of Nicole D. Porter, Director of Advocacy at The Sentencing Project, submitted before the D.C. Jails and Justice Task Force about the future of jail capacity and criminal justice priorities in Washington, D.C
In testimony submitted before the DC Jails and Justice Task Force, Nicole Porter, Director of Advocacy at The Sentencing Project, highlighted ways to meet DC residents’ basic needs with a focus on preventing crime and affirming community connections.
To read her full testimony, download the PDF below.
The Sentencing Project convened a national day of action in commemoration of the 49th anniversary of the Attica uprising and to demand life sentenced prisoners be included in COVID-19-related decarceration efforts. Groups around the country organized grassroots actions in support of prison releases.