Title: Sergio Parilla, Covid Experience at Rikers Island

Collection: Covid at Rikers

Theme: Covid in Confinement

Summary: Sergio Parilla was incarcerated at Rikers Island when COVID-19 first hit the facility in 2020. We captured his story as part of our oral history program. He describes losing close friends to the virus and the emotional toll that took on him. (Content warning: discussion of suicide.) (video made with @headlinervideo)

Narrators: Sergio Parilla

Creator: Annie Anderson

Producer: Regina Campbell

Date Created: April 16, 2021

Full interviews can be accessed here.