Post Tagged with: "Life Support Alliance"

Coalition stops jail construction plan in its tracks

August 15, 2013 10:10 pm0 comments
Coalition stops jail construction plan in its tracks

Members of a statewide anti-prison coalition acted swiftly this week to defeat Senate Bill 445 (Hill) Revenue Bond Financing of Prison Construction. Today the bill authored by Sen. Hill died in the Assembly Public Safety Committee when none of the committee members made a motion to bring the bill to a vote.

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Advocates question California’s new prisons chief

June 18, 2013 6:57 pm0 comments
Advocates question California’s new prisons chief

Tomorrow the Senate Rules Committee will hold a confirmation hearing for acting California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Secretary Jeffery Beard. Advocates, experts and family members of prisoners plan to attend the hearing and raise their concerns about Beard’s track record on prison expansion and overcrowding in Pennsylvania.

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Formerly Incarcerated People’s Quest for Democracy: Lobby Day May 13 in Sacramento

May 3, 2013 11:00 am0 comments
Formerly Incarcerated People’s Quest for Democracy: Lobby Day May 13 in Sacramento

We are seeking your participation in a very unusual event – a day-long grassroots lobbying visit to the California State Capitol led by formerly incarcerated people on May 13, 2013. We invite our brothers and sisters, supporters, allies, friends and comrades to join us and support the formerly incarcerated members of our community who have been rendered silent.

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