Natalie Portman, Gabrielle Union, Joaquin Phoenix and Mahershala Ali are among the stars featured in a new campaign video PSA titled #SuingtoSaveLives, released Thursday, in which they call for the protection and safety of incarcerated individuals within the LA County Jail system from COVID-19.
The project is launched by the JusticeLA COVID-19 Response team, who filed a lawsuit against LA County leaders for failing to protect the lives and safety of incarcerated individuals from contracting the virus.
Sterling K. Brown, Kendrick Sampson, Matt McGorry, Busy Phillips, Sophia Bush, Brandon Flynn, Lauren Jauregui, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Shailene Woodley, and Dawn-Lyen Gardner are other stars involved in the campaign. In this video, some of them read a declaration from one of the currently incarcerated plaintiffs that showcase the struggles and unsafe conditions existing for them amid the pandemic:
Full Natalie´s video: