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Attention need help with a story,
Anna Bennett with the Tulsa People Magazine is working on a story about OK-CURE and my work in it. They are including info regarding the SQ’s and hopefully the 2nd chance thing we are supporting for lifers. They are looking to talk to families or anyone that CURE may have helped thur the years. They will be happy to use pseudonyms for anyone who wishes to remain anonymous Contact Anna Bennett at 918-585-9924 ext. 213 or anna@langdonpublishing.com
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Over 130 Organizations Challenge EPA to Consider Prisoners in Environmental Justice Plan
Prison Ecology Project and friends at EPA offices in D.C., June 10, 2016
Washington, D.C. – The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC) submitted a public comment to the Environmental Protection Agency today that provides input on the agency’s final draft of the EJ 2020 Action Agenda, highlighting the lack of consideration for environmental justice among the millions of prisoners in the United States. The comment was co-signed by […]
Take Action In the Last Remaining Days
The Legislature will meet this Saturday and Sunday, marking the last formal sessions of the 2015-2016 session. These bills passed the Senate and are pending in the House so calls to your state representatives asking them to ask Speaker DeLeo to schedule these bills for a vote during these final two days are needed. Find your […]
AR-CURE Newsletter April 2016
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You can help us with the mailing cost to our fellow citizens in prison by joining AR-CURE or simply making a donation (of any amount). APRIL 2016 Issue 6
Cellphones find their way into Oklahoma prisons
Have you read about all the cellphones and other stuff getting into the prisons? This is what DOC is doing to stop it.
MACC Not visiting this weekend 7/15 -7/17
This is Warden Kameron Harvanek at MACC. Due to the recent incident at the facility, MACC will NOT have visiting this weekend. If you have any questions, please feel free to call me. Kameron Harvanek, Warden Mack Alford Correctional Center P.O. Box 220 Stringtown, OK 74569-0220 (580) 346-730
RAPP Slogan, “If the Risk is Low, Let Them Go,” makes a good headline!
“If the Risk is Low, Let Them Go” —by Renee Feltz, the Indypendent How a man who served 33 years on a 15-to-life sentence is pushing New York’s intransigent parole board to release violent offenders who have aged out of crime, the fastest growing segment of the prison population. Back in 1978, Mujahid Farid had […]
Fighting Toxic Prisons: Reflections and Next Steps from the June 11 Convergence in D.C.
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from FightToxicPrisons.org First off, a huge “Thank You” to the folks that helped make the convergence last month happen. There are too many to list you all here, but you know who you are. Those of us who organized for the event over the past 6 months considered it to be a complete success. Thus […]
Oklahoma Board of Corrections makes interim DOC director’s job permanent
The Oklahoma Board of Corrections voted unanimously on Thursday to appoint the state corrections system’s interim director to permanently lead the agency, effective immediately.