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How to Read Your Ballot in Providence

Updated: Dec 22, 2022

Voting in Rhode Island Election Stories



Incarcerated Individuals

Brandon Robinson, Community Director of the Stop Torture RI Coalition at Open Doors, was once a prisoner himself and explained the situation firsthand. Robinson recounted his days in the bathroom-sized jail cell and recalled his back and spine being injured from sleeping on a hard cement bed.

Many of these prisons do not allow the incarcerated to step outside of their cells other than for about forty minutes a day, leaving them to spend about 23 hours i