Urge Mayor Kenney to take action on horrific Philly jail conditions

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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, conditions in Philly jails have become a ticking time bomb. Access to basic services like medical care, the law library, and time outside one’s cell has been heavily restricted, with many incarcerated people spending months in near-constant lockdown. The tension and stress caused by these conditions, as well as increased staff violence, have created a dangerous situation for everyone in the Philadelphia prisons. Fourteen people have already died.

Urge Mayor Kenney to announce an emergency declaration and launch a full investigation into the ongoing crisis in Philly jails.

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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney

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With at least 14 deaths since the start of the pandemic, there is a crisis unfolding in Philly jails that must be met with urgent action.

Please use your mayoral authority and announce an emergency declaration and launch a full investigation into the ongoing crisis in Philly jails.

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