Isabel Coronado Quoted in The Marshall Project – Next100
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Isabel Coronado Quoted in The Marshall Project

The Marshall Project spoke to Next100 policy entrepreneur Isabel Coronado while investigating the under-covered topic of what women's prisons are experiencing during COVID-19.

The Marshall Project investigated the under-covered topic of what women’s prisons are experiencing during COVID-19. The journalists found that incarcerated women are experiencing high infection rates and prisons have few resources to fight the pandemic. As Next100 policy entrepreneur Isabel explains, for Native American women, family connections often endure extra strain during incarceration. Isabel says:

“Some children are going years without seeing their parents because they’re in federal prisons. Indigenous families suffer extra.”

 

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About the Author

Portrait of Isabel Coronado. She has straight brown hair, festive earrings, and a red blazer.
Isabel Coronado Criminal Justice

Isabel Coronado is a citizen of the Mvskoke (Creek) Nation. Her clan is the Wind Clan, and her tribal town affiliation is Thlopthlocco Tribal Town. At Next100, Isabel is focused on creating policy aimed at reducing the generational cycle of incarceration in Native communities, after witnessing the effects firsthand.

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