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.
Following the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and so many others the nation is demanding justice through direct actions and mass mobilizations. Strategic solutions include a range of recommendations that address racial disparities, reduced law enforcement interactions, and sentencing reforms.