COVID-19 response: What about us?

More Than Our Crimes
6 min readMar 19, 2020

Is the incarcerated population on the priority list?

As we watch the COVID-19 pandemic consume global attention from inside our cages, one thought comes to mind: Out of sight, out of mind.

The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus has created a worldwide public health crisis; as of 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, there were 7,038 confirmed infections and 97 deaths in the United States. Some

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More Than Our Crimes

Rob Barton has been incarcerated for 26 years. Pam Bailey is his collaborator/editor. Learn more at MoreThanOurCrimes.org