Narrator: Marion

Interview Date: 5/13/2020

Partner Organization: LVN Community Conversation 2

Interviewer: Tamika Graham

Tags: Rikers Island, Incarceration, Prison abolition, New York City, Oral history, Rikers Public Memory Project, RPMP, Anxiety / Stress, Close Rikers, Covid at Rikers, Insufficient health services, NYC Policies, Impact on communities, incarceration rates, Lack of resources/services, Visitation Process, Emotional impact of visitation, Impact on outside relationships, Language barriers, Coping mechanisms, Defense mechanisms, Network of support, Psychological impact of incarceration, Social interactions in prison, Violence in prison, Violence normalization, Officers’ abuse, Police abuse, Sexual assault, First impressions, Generation changes, Correction Officers, Physical impact of incarceration, Prison facilities, Poor living conditions, Police abuse, Police/officers’ accountability, Youth incarceration, Re-entry, Personal history of incarceration, Housing after Rikers

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