What's going on in Santa Rita Jail?
Check out this brief explainer video about what's been happening — and not happening — in Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Decarcerate Alameda County Roundtable: Locked Treatment Facilities
As we fight to decarcerate our jail and build community-based mental health care, Decarcerate Alameda County (DAC) has been interested in taking a position on locked treatment facilities. We hosted a roundtable discussion on December 9, 2020 with our allies who have expertise and lived experiences on this topic. The panel was moderated by DAC steering member Tash Nguyen.
- Senior Disability Action - Raia Small
- JusticeLA - Ivette Ale - Do No Harm Collective and MHFirst
- Olivia Park and Clio Sady
- Easy Bay Supportive Housing Collaborative - Margot Dashiell
- FASMI - Katy Polony
Overview of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors + Strategies to Influence Them
Decarcerate Alameda County hosted this roundtable discussion on April 14, 2021, featuring speakers:
Moderated by Tash Nguyen, DAC Steering Member (Restore Oakland)
Santa Rita Jail COVID-19 Data
Check out this spreadsheet for current data about COVID-19 cases and testing in Santa Rita Jail. The spreadsheet is maintained by law student, Darby Aono. Data are gathered from Alameda County Sheriff's Office daily COVID updates.
DAC Teach-In: Who's In Santa Rita Jail?
Watch DAC's public teach-in on the jail population in Alameda County's Santa Rita Jail. We cover jail demographics, trends over time and in comparison to other locations, length of stay, and other key statistics. Accompanying slides are available here.
Recorded, February 10, 2021. Led by John Lindsay-Poland, Tash Nguyen, & E.J. Pavia
Santa Rita Jail COVID-19 Outbreak Press Conference
Watch the footage from January 11, 2021, to hear directly from impacted folks, lawyers, and advocates who are collectively working to defund the sheriff and promote public health in the jail and Alameda County. For more information, check out the accompanying press release.