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Katal Center @katalcenter Hartford | Albany | NYC

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"Though it was a good move, it raises the question of why they were incarcerated, even before the pandemic, if the… https://t.co/5jP7bV48Hn
Retweeted by Katal CenterNY Legislature is meeting right now & in ongoing negotiations w/@NYGovCuomo - they should pass legislation reducing… https://t.co/tGGEgQ0842
Retweeted by Katal CenterIt's unbelieveable and straight up ransom to charge people $5 for a 15-minute conversation. This must stop now.… https://t.co/9cIr3QlOvz
Retweeted by Katal CenterIf #LessIsMoreNY was passed today it would save the lives of thousands of incarcerated individuals. Death penalty s… https://t.co/pHbqAfKZfj
Retweeted by Katal CenterAt the current rate, it'll take 6 decades to end mass incarceration. That's too long. Decarcerate Now: #bailreformhttps://t.co/4JL1PplpIN
Retweeted by Katal CenterIt's a tragedy when anyone dies because they were in forced proximity in a jail full of medically vulnerable folks.… https://t.co/5FsH48erMc
Retweeted by Katal CenterTimely piece by @VinSchiraldi of @CUJusticeLab laying out why NYS should stop locking people for minor parole viola… https://t.co/SmCCnCd7NHBlack & Latinx people are incarcerated on #Rikers for technicals at 12 and 4X the rate, respectively, of white peop… https://t.co/aqm2jpNYIhNY's rate of parole ending with prison reentry is 47%, substantially higher than the 28% national average. The Legi… https://t.co/W5wL3PZMRk.@NYGovCuomo has the power to protect public health by safely releasing ALL people held in state prisons and county… https://t.co/ZLiXnfwXk3Jail & Prison outbreaks threaten the entire public and make it difficult to effectively #FlattenTheCurve of the pan… https://t.co/fCMhjxw3CO"We should have the moral courage to act on the results of the compassionate releases brought on by #COVID19. Like… https://t.co/M9V8DJXYvE"Simply put, people are sentenced to prison and held in jail awaiting trial on relatively minor, nonviolent charges… https://t.co/VPNGFjUbn2List of bills Assembly will take up in session this week. Sources say All have either two-way deals with State Sena… https://t.co/sVRMueqPa9
Retweeted by Katal CenterIf @CTCorrections is serious about rehabilitating not just punishing, all phone calls should be free! @rollin_cookhttps://t.co/phQwWe8bPp
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5/26
2020
Incarcerated men who test positive for #COVID19 are transferred to Northern Correctional Institute, a facility deem… https://t.co/NSVocJZdsG
Retweeted by Katal Center @GovNedLamont @rollin_cook @10SDDem @kellylynndavis @RepJahanaHayes (my Rep in CT). Our Families want transparency… https://t.co/NBMKFSJ35i
Retweeted by Katal CenterThis is a tragedy. https://t.co/KLtNFTrPhr
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5/23
2020
We will remember the inaction and complacency of @GovNedLamont and @NYGovCuomo as #COVIDー19 continues to ravage th… https://t.co/jzwl3BgA1A
Retweeted by Katal CenterA great first step to ensure that incarcerated ppl in medical isolation & quarantined units can shower. But, this n… https://t.co/h6LPZd6BL0
Retweeted by Katal CenterI guess 700+ incarcerated people testing positive for #COVID19 is acceptable. https://t.co/uL2nlPTIAU
Retweeted by Katal CenterThis is horrible. There are really no words for it. https://t.co/B6VQbNVmqy
Retweeted by Katal Center.@GovNedLamont & @CTCorrections are torturers. “...incarcerated men who test positive for COVID-19 are transferre… https://t.co/PALBiGhfcW
Retweeted by Katal CenterCheck out our latest weekly update which features our #COVIDBehindBars Update for CT & NY, and details about how YO… https://t.co/9tqxCjjOQSThis is good news. Thank you to @acluct @stopsolitaryct @katalcenter and the journalists and everyone else for bein… https://t.co/ZzhkXYqfcw
Retweeted by Katal CenterIf you missed the “Reopening Means Pandemic” webinar, you view it at any time! 🔥Scorching🔥 commentary from… https://t.co/breBlAK0C1
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5/22
2020
Enough is enough! We need decarceration now. #FreeThemNowCT https://t.co/n4fEzEzwjj
Retweeted by Katal CenterConnecticut residents, TAKE ACTION TODAY! Use the link below to email @GovNedLamont & your local electeds, and tel… https://t.co/WThrFqCtBmIncarcerated men who test positive for #COVID19 are transferred to Northern Correctional Institute, a facility deem… https://t.co/NSVocJZdsG @K_Muzzanni 💙In celebration of my two years, join me in ensuring that @NYGovCuomo and other elected officials in NY #FreeThemNOWhttps://t.co/Uj1OypmjFl
Retweeted by Katal CenterTwo years ago today I started working @katalcenter. It's been one hell of a ride. I can't wait to see where the next year takes us!
Retweeted by Katal Center @NYGovCuomo, @CarlHeastie, and @AndreaSCousins are currently discussing COVID-19 response bills in Albany. They mu… https://t.co/mI1McfRq16
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5/21
2020
“Please checkout @katalcenter to learn more about struggles of incarcerated folks. Never let a good crisis to go to… https://t.co/E92eoFzBBZ
Retweeted by Katal CenterLetters from incarcerated folks in CT right now: “I can not talk on the phone. 2 out of 5 around me in Osborne died… https://t.co/8ds4TDj8rW
Retweeted by Katal CenterHappening now! https://t.co/Z2RUEfTxiU
Retweeted by Katal Center“Black and Brown people are the most adversely impacted of any group from Covid.” -Imani @katalcenter @WorkersCt #ReopeningMeansPandemic
Retweeted by Katal Center“There are already terrible conditions in Connecticut’s prisons, including black mold in the showers. Then Covid ha… https://t.co/vZVIBJadsY
Retweeted by Katal CenterDecarceration is the way to keep our people safe from #COVID19. Take two minutes to tell your elected officials wh… https://t.co/QUMnGTjKuG
Retweeted by Katal CenterDon’t forget to register for tonight’s webinar! #ReopeningMeansPandemic @WorkersCt @ULAnewhaven @katalcenter https://t.co/a4xb2i69LB
Retweeted by Katal Center#MichaelTyson & #RaymondRivera were held on Rikers for technical parole violations during a PANDEMIC and lost their… https://t.co/UCM84aaurG
Retweeted by Katal CenterTonight! 6:30pm! “Re-Opening Means Pandemic” Register for the webinar here: https://t.co/a4xb2i69LB
Retweeted by Katal CenterCT has been one of the states most effected by #COVID19. Yet @GovNedLamont is beginning to re-open the economy. Joi… https://t.co/6aBlpbr2PhIt shouldn’t take a pandemic to force NY to address its incarceration issue, yet here we are. Incarcerated people a… https://t.co/Ij92nAXTBlTechnical violations do not require re-arrest. Unless there’s another serious “crime” committed (like a murder), mi… https://t.co/eiOpbW8Olr
Retweeted by Katal CenterThey were held for b*llshit reasons like missing a check in with a PO or failing an alcohol test. They were not sen… https://t.co/WFHRRPhnje
Retweeted by Katal CenterThe cracks in our society weren't created by the pandemic, but their magnified by it. This is awful and @NYGovCuomohttps://t.co/TibY7mu1aZ
Retweeted by Katal CenterCongrats CA! Lets make this happen NY where about 35,000 people are under active parole supervision and over 5,000… https://t.co/JXxbvFkIyv
Retweeted by Katal CenterConnecticut friends, TAKE ACTION TODAY! Use the link below to email @GovNedLamont, Rollins Cook, CT courts & your… https://t.co/rcmcYBzGyp.@GovNedLamont, do incarcerated people not matter to you? What are you doing to make sure they do not die of… https://t.co/Wxg43MTjyj.@NYGovCuomo has the power to protect public health by releasing ALL people held in state prisons & county jails fo… https://t.co/n3gYwv9VF7"Adding to the public health crisis are the #COVID19 infections that arise when more than 1,500 Rikers staff who h… https://t.co/GFQSAiRGfI#MichaelTyson & #RaymondRivera were held on Rikers for technical parole violations during a PANDEMIC and lost their… https://t.co/UCM84aaurG[paraphrased to fit] by @VinSchiraldi speaking to the value of #LessIsMore See: @katalcenter @ALittle41368802https://t.co/7sjUQW01xo
Retweeted by Katal CenterCuomo announced release of 1100 technical parole violators[TA]. “But by the time Raymond Rivera and Michael Tyson p… https://t.co/Vfv3zBvfYl
Retweeted by Katal Center"[Parole] surveillance is literally killing us." That's why we need to pass the #LessIsMoreNY act. @katalcenterhttps://t.co/V6lEWGvspO
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5/20
2020
@nygovcuomo why do you continue to allow our families, human beings, men and women to die, please prove me wrong.… https://t.co/g6cMx0JgV2
Retweeted by Katal CenterCOVID-19 poses an extreme risk to incarcerated New Yorkers. @NYGovCuomo, please grant #ClemencyNOW to save lives. W… https://t.co/ACg9ceRUUA
Retweeted by Katal CenterIt is unconscionable that we have over 5000 ppl currently incarcerated during a PANDEMIC for non-criminal non-serio… https://t.co/nhnuaHz7Mu
Retweeted by Katal CenterIn March @NYGovCuomo said he'd release 1,100 ppl held on tech violations & 2 mos later hasn’t released them all. Ev… https://t.co/sCM6sFGPQRNEW: #nysenate says it will be back in session next Tuesday and Wednesday. Still putting together an agenda, but wi… https://t.co/j3WqyqivaL
Retweeted by Katal CenterSources say New York legislative leaders are working on a 2-way deal between the Assembly and Senate to pass at lea… https://t.co/VNc5rjK3mG
Retweeted by Katal CenterFollow our work on @instagram! https://t.co/4TSMGSqiHF https://t.co/s5zQhFoRkyKudos to @WestchesterDA Scarpino for joining six other DAs in supporting the #LessIsMoreNY Act! @ManhattanDAhttps://t.co/KQgfxszAkc
Retweeted by Katal Center✊🏿✊🏼✊🏾✊🏻✊🏽✊ https://t.co/JYR5VIdkdN
Retweeted by Katal CenterPlease take a moment to send a letter to @GovNedLamont to demand the release of our incarcerated constituents in CT… https://t.co/pEoREStgzn
Retweeted by Katal Center @NYGovCuomo Incarcerated people are your constituents and they deserve the same amount of safety and dignity as eve… https://t.co/H5rsNUFEAY
Retweeted by Katal CenterThank you @katalcenter for your tireless work. NY Incarcerates more people on parole for technical violations like… https://t.co/XptlXoElKW
Retweeted by Katal CenterThank you @TahanieNYC for endorsing #LessIsMoreNY. It is PAST the time for NYS to transform how technical violatio… https://t.co/skplif5wJKFriendly reminder that if you haven't emailed your elected officials yet to tell them why we need to #FreeThemNowCT! https://t.co/Aovqhh75hi
Retweeted by Katal CenterNew Yorkers-- take 2 minutes out of your day to tell Gov Cuomo & your elected officials why we need to #FreeThemNowhttps://t.co/l3bXHmwNYJ
Retweeted by Katal CenterConnecticut friends: TAKE ACTION TO SAVE LIVES. Use the link below to email @GovNedLamont & your local electeds. T… https://t.co/xEACSA6HTVThe only way CT will truly reduce the impact of #COVID19 is by significantly depopulating jails & prisons statewide… https://t.co/4PWtMSERBCNew Yorkers, TAKE ACTION TO SAVE LIVES: Use the link below to email @NYGovCuomo, @CarlHeastie @AndreaSCousins & yo… https://t.co/jJTa2KmU9V.@NYGovCuomo, do incarcerated people no longer count as New Yorkers? What are you doing to make sure they do not di… https://t.co/NlpD6NGx31Lorenzo Jones of @katalcenter was ... incredible to speak with. He's worth listening to this week's podcast by hims… https://t.co/90uNvzDbLq
Retweeted by Katal CenterConnecticut remains an outlier in refusing to release people from jails and prisons due to #COVID19. @GovNedLamonthttps://t.co/263kUKxDUx
Retweeted by Katal CenterJoin us in saving lives #FreeThemNow https://t.co/cZxQcDcAAq
Retweeted by Katal CenterNot to be missed! “Re-Opening Means Pandemic” webinar tomorrow night, 6:30pm Featuring @katalcenter, @ULAnewhaven,… https://t.co/cXoApNNoXM
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5/19
2020
Join us today through Friday as we're organizing a week of emails to @GovNedLamont & state legislators to demand th… https://t.co/gT2j1B7yHK
Retweeted by Katal CenterJoin us today through Friday as we're organizing a week of emails to @NYGovCuomo @CarlHeastie @AndreaSCousins & ele… https://t.co/rfngpGusRo
Retweeted by Katal CenterAs we continue to talk about the impact of #COVIDBehindBars, email your elected officials across NY to release as m… https://t.co/YSBFZImDOF
Retweeted by Katal CenterAs we continue to talk about the impact of #COVIDBehindBars, email your elected officials across #Connecticut to re… https://t.co/f5AhdYocKh
Retweeted by Katal CenterIncarceration should not include risk of death due to stigma and inaction on your part. @GovNedLamont - please addr… https://t.co/NeGQKNcLy6
Retweeted by Katal CenterMUST-READ: Police are brutalizing Black & Brown people in the street and forcing people who are homeless out of the… https://t.co/pqhxAWPBNB
Retweeted by Katal CenterPlease take 2 minutes to email your elected's in NYS and demand the release of people in jails and prisons due to C… https://t.co/GrT3a2VDrv
Retweeted by Katal CenterNew Yorkers! TAKE ACTION TODAY: Use the link below to email @NYGovCuomo @CarlHeastie @AndreaSCousins & your local… https://t.co/QRW5yqStbY~ 75% of people in custody who have died since the #COVID19 pandemic began were either Black or Hispanic. This is o… https://t.co/73fnUxeEWvNYS cannot #FlattenTheCurve if lawmakers ignore the crisis that exists in jails and prisons. Many more will succumb… https://t.co/S6YRlSE4oC"People in custody tell CNN they still sleep in beds that are a few feet apart, share phones that are not cleaned b… https://t.co/C0SMe7FDZPToday @NYSenate & #NYAssembly are holding a hearing on the disproportionate impact #COVID19 has had on minority com… https://t.co/Jl9DcDxHeeThere is “no safer” in jail. Jail is not a place of safety. Jail is not a substitute for healthcare. Jail is not ho… https://t.co/NlBeUL2nl9
Retweeted by Katal CenterThis is @GovNedLamont’s doing. He could begin an explicit and systematic plan of decarceration. Instead he has sent… https://t.co/8kwYdOs3pe
Retweeted by Katal CenterFor weeks, family members and groups have been calling on @GovNedLamont to take meaningful action to depopulate CT… https://t.co/KVnvKsm22h5/transferred to and segregated in a specific cell block. But there are no specific plans in place. Anxiety levels… https://t.co/gsXAIxNj5Q
Retweeted by Katal Center4/extremely limited. They were told they were in lockdown, pending the results of the Covid Tests. They have been… https://t.co/26LGQjLDxm
Retweeted by Katal Center3/ The warden is saying this is a mandate from the governor based on CDC guidelines. Those in the dorms are not al… https://t.co/yYT2iORQwF
Retweeted by Katal Center2/contain it and keep it from spreading through the showering process. There are outdoor showers, but they are bro… https://t.co/J68nXl0nt3
Retweeted by Katal Center1/ Words from Osborn sent to me by a family member of someone incarcerated there who should be home: “ They are not… https://t.co/vNINTAsNrT
Retweeted by Katal CenterUse the link below to email @GovNedLamont & your electeds TODAY. Tell them: your incarcerated constituents are dyin… https://t.co/uwEZ75vAcq
5/18
2020

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