About the Defenders
|as a small goup of individuals, some of whom had incarcerated relatives in these institutions, were concerned about physical conditions in the Richmond City Jail and state prisons. As we worked on these issues, we learned more and more about the connections between jails, jobs, poverty, racism, sexism, class, war and political representation. We began to organize to address these broader issues as well.
The Defenders now focuses on learning, analyzing and disseminating information about these issues through the following mediums:
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