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Oregon’s new prison not the answer to women’s public health crisis

 Street Roots - USA 14 October 2019

In her role as a policy and communications officer in Oregon’s public health system, Talia Gad has researched, analysed and testified on successful federal legislature. A current state plan to build a second female correctional facility is something she feels passionate opposed to. In this Street Roots commentary piece, Gad shares why she believes expanded incarceration will further encourage over-criminalisation and disproportionate imprisonment of women of colour, or with little or no income. (742 Words) - By Talia Gad

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Oregon’s new prison not the answer to women’s public health crisis, says public health policy and communications officer, Talia Gad. Credit: Street Roots

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