Annual Report 2020

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In 2020, people in detention suddenly became more isolated than ever, as the pandemic began to unfold while they were confined to facilities where it is impossible to socially distance. Our network was quick to adapt, transitioning to online and phone visiting to ensure people remained supported.

Read our annual report here.

"The amplified risk of transmission in custodial settings led to prolonged periods of isolation for those who remained locked up, and for those released, as navigating life post detention in the middle of a pandemic presented huge difficulties. AVID members were called on to provide post detention support in response, proving once again our collective adaptability in the face of change." - Ali McGinley, Director

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