Our youths deserve better than Angola, the most notorious prison in the world

Angola, Can You Hear Us,” recently shortlisted for an Oscar, shines light through both the film and its related activism on the shameful legacy of the Louisiana State Penitentiary, or as it is more commonly known, Angola, the most notorious prison in the world.

Instead of making reforms, Louisiana has doubled down, and now, incredibly, is moving children in its juvenile justice system into Angola.  As we enter Oscar season and more eyes are on Louisiana, it is time not just to acknowledge the past, but to look for modern solutions for youth who are being warehoused in these horrific conditions.

Read more: https://augustafreepress.com/news/our-youths-deserve-better-than-angola-the-most-notorious-prison-in-the-world/

Posted by Sydney Walkeron February 24, 2023and categorized as Awards, Client Story, Events, Featured, News, Reports, Uncategorized