Close the Workhouse is the current central demand of the standing sibling campaigns of Action St. Louis which promote prison abolition, and address the criminalization of Black people and working class people of color: #BeyondJailsSTL and #BeyondBailSTL.

To learn more about #CloseTheWorkhouse and our partners in this fight, visit closetheworkhouse.org

#BeyondBailSTL is a campaign to highlight the impact of fines and fees, especially money bail, on poor and working class resident of St. Louis.

#BeyondJailsSTL  is a campaign to increase public awareness around prison abolition, reduce the local jail population and promote solidarity with households most impacted by incarceration.

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