California Relies on Incarcerated Women to Fight Wildfires. Then it Abandons Them.

Credit to Author: Lauren Kaori Gurley| Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2020 19:11:45 GMT

The state’s desperate pleas for firefighters overlooks the fact that institutional barriers are preventing thousands of formerly incarcerated women and people of color with firefighting experience from working as full-time professional firefighters.

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