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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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The front entrance of Allegheny County Jail in Downtown.

Opinion | Our community deserves better than the Allegheny County Jail

By India Krug, Senior Staff Columnist February 16, 2022
Conditions in Allegheny County Jail are unacceptable and the product of institutional racism.
The Honors College hosted Vanessa Carter of SisTers PGH at one of its biweekly Community Cafes on Thursday. SisTers PGH focuses on helping trans women in the county jail by providing bail, resources and jobs for trans people.

SisTers PGH leader: County jail needs new policies for trans inmates

By Jade Chang, Staff Writer October 31, 2019
Vanessa Carter, the vice president of SisTers PGH, spoke about trans rights and prison at Pitt's Honors College Thursday.
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