“It Smelled Like Death”: Reports of Mold Contamination in Prisons and Jails

“There was big, dark, gray, blackish mildew around the air vent and that’s where the air was coming from … it smelled like death.” – Candie Hailey, Rikers Island pre-trial detainee by Panagioti Tsolkas [originally published in Prison Legal News, April 2019] Over the past several years, Prison Legal News has focused attention on environmental health…

FTP Convergence- Call for Proposals!

Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons 4th Annual National Convergence June 14-17, 2019  – Gainesville, Florida Call for Proposals 2018 was a year of unprecedented national coordination, in which networks of support for localized struggles in abolitionist and environmental movements realized advances with global implications. We want to learn from and build upon recent victories and…