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Opinion: It’s time to permanently close Berks County’s immigrant detention center purpose

Sep. 29, 2021 9:40 am

Opinion: It’s time to permanently close Berks County’s immigrant detention center

"As we speak, the Biden administration is pushing to turn the Berks County family prison into a women's prison," says guest columnist Jasmine Rivera.
Opinion:  We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue? purpose

Feb. 26, 2021 11:00 am

Opinion: We could have ended family detention in PA in 2016. Why is it allowed to continue?

Berks Family Residential Center "has been operating as a family prison since 2014 and this last year we’ve seen families face months of incarceration all while a global pandemic tears through prisons," says guest columnist Prudence Powell.
Respecting human rights in emergency shelter purpose

Dec. 11, 2019 3:03 pm

Respecting human rights in emergency shelter

Those who work in human services care about human rights, says guest columnist Andrew Huff. As such, he goes goes on to say, they should know whether or not their work upholds international human rights agreements.

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