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Build Healthy Communities, Not Prisons! Rally

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Build Healthy Communities, Not Prisons! Rally

April 15 @ 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Please join us and local prison abolitionists in mobilizing to stop the State of Vermont’s plan to spend $250 million expanding prisons. 

The proposed $250 million prison complex begins with a $70 million women’s prison. Incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women and their allies oppose these projects. FreeHer is calling on elected officials to pass the Prison Construction Moratorium (H.445) and Alternatives to Incarceration (H.438) so VT can further reduce the incarcerated population, implement alternatives, and invest in communities rather than build prisons.

There is an urgent need for social services, an emergency need for publicly supported housing, and a critical need to bolster the schools and basic infrastructure needed by our communities.