Ensure that food in DC’s jails heals, instead of harms – Improve DOC food service NOW!

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Letter to members of the Council of the District of Columbia

The residents of D.C.’s jails are our neighbors, friends and family members. They will come home to rejoin our communities, so it is counterproductive to compound their sentences with dietary neglect if public safety is our goal. Nutritious food in jail is not a luxury — it is a cornerstone of rehabilitation and a testament to our values as a society.

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