MTPC joins LGBTQ Organizations Call for Swift Response to Address Devastating Prison Conditions Detailed in the Department of Justice Report

Last year a transgender man and a gay man died by suicide while under mental health watch at the Massachusetts Department of Corrections (DOC). The conditions of the DOC in Massachusetts is an abhorrent disgrace against humanity and needs to be addressed immediately!

Read our statement to MDOC

Read the DOJ Report

“Prisons do not disappear social problems, they disappear human beings. Homelessness, unemployment, drug addiction, mental illness, and illiteracy are only a few of the problems that disappear from public view when the human beings contending with them are relegated to cages.” ~Angela Davis