Emancipate NC is partnering with Forward Justice for virtual action on Twitter.  It’s time to turn up the pressure on Governor Cooper. Today at 3pm EST we’re calling on him to act NOW.  

Use the Twitter Storm toolkit below to take action!

Topic: Incarceration reduction to combat COVID-19
Time: March 30, 2020 from 3:00-4:30pm EST (and longer if you want!)
Main target: Governor Roy Cooper @NC_Governor: twitter.com/NC_Governor
Follow along with us @EmancipateNC: twitter.com/EmancipateNC

Hashtags to use:

  • #StopCOVID19inPrisons
  • #PreventPrisonPandemic
  • #FreeThemAllforPublicHealth
  • #COVID19Safety
  • #COVID19Prevention
  • #StopTheSpread

Sample Tweets and Images:

3583 formerly incarcerated people, who had never been convicted of a crime before, returned to our communities last year. Caged people come home everyday. @NC_Governor #StopTheSpread

35,085 people are caged in NC. These people are your family, friends, and neighbors. @NC_Governor #PreventPrisonPandemic

749 women returned to our communities after being caged last year. Many of them were mothers. @RoyCooperNC #COVID19Safety