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Flikshop Is Helping Incarcerated People Stay Connected With Their Families During Covid-19 Crisis

Families with loved ones incarcerated are now further removed from them as prisons and correctional facilities around the country practice social distancing and have ended visitations due to the COVID-19 outbreak. In response, Flikshop, a mobile app that allows people to upload and send photos to incarcerated friends and family members in the form of a physical postcard, has partnered with prisons and detention centers to ensure people stay in touch—in two cases for free.

Flikshop is working with correctional facilities in Colorado and Santa Clara, CA, to connect people with their loved ones. The arrangement is made possible by way of Flikshop Angels, a community-led activation that allows people to purchase Flikshop Credits gifted to children with incarcerated parents.

Read more via Black Enterprise



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