JLUSA leader Savvy Shabbaz joins community protest after 13th death at Louisville jail


January 15, 2023

“Several Louisville organizations, including the Buddhist Justice Collective, held a vigil Tuesday evening [January 10] to silently protest the death of the 13th [person incarcerated] at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections in a span of 14 months and the lack of care from the jail towards [incarcerated people].”

Leading with Conviction 2023 cohort member Savvy Shabazz and other concerned community members held a vigil across from the jail to mourn and protest the death of Mr. Puckett who died in their care.

Read more and see more photos from the protest.

Photos by Scott Utterback / Courier Journal