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Of note: Today we highlight stories about how the pandemic is affecting the state’s vulnerable inmate population. Emily Hamer, a former Wisconsin Watch intern now with the Wisconsin State Journal, reports that criminal justice advocates are calling for broad changes to state policy to protect inmates from the fast-spreading virus. Meanwhile, WisPolitics.com reports that an employee at Waupun Correctional Institution has contracted COVID-19.
Criminal justice advocates call on Wisconsin prisons to protect inmates from COVID-19 — Wisconsin State Journal
Waupun prison employee tests positive for coronavirus — WisPolitics.com
Despite coronavirus concerns, local leaders push participation in 2020 census — Appleton Post-Crescent
‘More high-tech than high touch’: Youth-serving organizations are getting creative amid pandemic — Milwaukee Neighborhood News
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