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At least half the population at San Quentin State Prison has tested positive for COVID-19. Adnan Khan spent the last four years of his prison sentence there. While he was at San Quentin, he founded an organization called Re:Store Justice that promotes restorative justice workshops, and provides legal help to people who are incarcerated. He’s now the executive director of that organization, based in Los Angeles. Host Sasha Khokha talks to Khan about his efforts to amplify the voices of incarcerated people still inside during this pandemic.
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