|Kentucky Prisons to Reopen for Family Visits June 20 After Closing Due to Coronavirus|
|By citybeat.com- Nadia Ramlagan|
Kentucky families soon will be able to visit loved ones in some prison facilities.
Gov. Andy Beshear said prison visitations and regular programs and activities may resume the week of June 20. The new policy applies only to prisons run by the departments of Corrections and Juvenile Justice.
Marcus Jackson, organizing coordinator for Smart Justice Advocates at the ACLU of Kentucky, said some county jails and federal prisons are choosing not to reopen to visitors. He noted that many families are in the dark about the online signup process for visits or haven't received confirmations.
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