Spotlights

DC Fund Grantee Forum: Campaign to Close Central Cell Block

Thank you so much to those who attended our grantee forum with the Close Central Cell Block campaign last week! Our panelists gave us tremendous insight into the ways DC’s criminal justice system functions, shared harrowing details about the conditions of CCB, and offered alternatives to the facility once it is closed. If you couldn’t make it, you can watch the recording on our Youtube page to learn more about the critical work to end the inhumane housing and treatment of people at the Central Cell Block.

Thank you so much to our panelists Taylar Nuevelle (Founder/Executive Director, Who Speaks for Me?), Quinita Ennis (Facilitator, Close Central Cell Block Campaign), Eli B (Volunteer, Monday Jail Support), and panel facilitator Parisa Norouzi (Executive Director, Empower DC) for having such an important conversation with us.

There are a number of ways to plug into the campaign, including: