Jessie Blaeser

Jessie Blaeser

Data journalist at Grist. Multimedia journalist and producer based in New York City and Atlanta. She reports on politics, environmental justice and youth activism.

Extreme heat will take an unequal toll on tribal jails

By: , and - May 12, 2023

This story was produced in partnership with the nonprofit newsroom Type Investigations and is co-published with ICT. In any given year, thousands of people are incarcerated in dozens of detention facilities run by tribal nations or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Often left out of research on climate and carceral facilities, the tribal prisoner population […]