COMMUNITIES OVER CAGES CAMPAIGN MEETS WITH MAYOR’S OFFICE, NEW REPORT RELEASED WITH RESEARCH|ACTION

  • December 17th, 2018
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  • Eric Dirnbach

Report released by Research|Action details history of city’s extra jail The Communities Over Cages: Close the Jail ATL Campaign met with consultants from Bloomberg and Associates, and representatives from the Mayor’s Office last week to discuss the closing of the Atlanta City Detention Center and repurposing into a Center for Wellness & Freedom. Read the […]

Research|Action Releases Report on Atlanta Jail

  • December 6th, 2018
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Research|Action has been researching the Atlanta City Detention Center to provide historical information in support of the “Close the Jail ATL: Communities Over Cages” campaign, led by Women on the Rise and the Racial Justice Action Center. The report features information on the construction, finances and history of the jail as well as past debates about […]