Members of Mindful Liberation Project and others will be having another meeting to organize around Richmond City Jail’s mental health policies, regulations, and neglect (re: Katrina Jones) scheduled for Saturday July 28 at 5pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for the meeting location. Due to safety reasons, MLP meeting locations will no longer be disclosed on the internet.
Trigger warning: jail, incarceration, death, isolation, neglect, institutionalized power and authority, in-depth discussion of suicide
An inmate in Richmond’s jail died from a suicide attempt—after once attempting suicide in front of a deputy and then put in an isolation cell.
Read about the incident here.
**Note: This meeting is open, with discretion. What this means is that all MLP meetings are safe spaces. Anyone that creates an unsafe or uncomfortable environment for others will be asked to leave. This is a sober event. Please no alcohol or drugs in you or on you. Thanks.**