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3/3/2021 MEDIA ADVISORY: Rep. Giraldo, Sen. Acosta to unveil prison reform legislation at Friday press conference
STATE HOUSE — Rep. Joshua J. Giraldo (D-Dist. 56, Central Falls) and Sen. Jonathon Acosta (D-Dist. 16, Central Falls, Pawtucket) will host a news conference Friday to unveil legislation that seeks to end the use of private prisons in Rhode Island, ban the housing of Rhode Island prisoners in other states, and stop the state from entering into contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

The event is scheduled Friday, March 5, at noon in front of the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility, 950 High St. in Central Falls.

Senator Acosta and Representative Giraldo will give an overview of the legislation. They will be joined by representatives of Never Again Action, Alliance to Mobilize Our Resistance, and the Interfaith Coalition.

For more information, contact:
Daniel Trafford, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903