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We Rallied to Stop the Deaths in Our County Jail

Interfaith group demands change to stem deaths at Santa Rita Jail

Kehilla’s Rabbi Dev Noily added their call for justice:

Rabbi Dev Noily 24 May 2022

Listen to the video HERE.

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Read the report in the ICJJ – July 2022 Newsletter

The Board of Supervisors Must Act Now to Stop Deaths in the Jail

The Vigil and Rally took place on Tuesday, May 24 at the Alameda County Administration Building in Oakland.

  • Lifted up the names of the 58 people who have died
  • Demanded that the Board of Supervisors act now to stop deaths in the jail
  • Shared flowers and photographs for an altar to those who have died
  • Heard from family members, the clergy, and attorneys for the deceased

Sponsored by Interfaith Coalition for Justice in Our Jails, Families Advocating for the Seriously Mentally Ill, Faith in Action – East Bay

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