Pittsburgh’s People of the Year 2023: Activism

Pittsburgh CityPaper, 12/20/23: “Scrutiny of the Allegheny County Jail has been high in recent years, with a group of journalistspoliticians, and activists — among them Abolitionist Law Center community organizer Tanisha Long — maintaining pressure on the county to improve conditions. Long has been at the center of an ongoing fight for people in the carceral system who face poor conditions, long waits for trials, and a lack of legal representation.

“We see a ton of people falling through the cracks,” she says, “so we try to catch them.”

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