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Governor Brown vetoed SB1157, but the fight is not over!
Dear Supporters, We are disappointed to let you know that today, Governor Brown vetoed SB 1157, threatening incarcerated people and their loved ones’ rights to meaningful in-person visitation. While we are saddened by the Governor’s failure to protect in-person visitation, we know that our effort to make in-person visitation accessible for family members and their […]
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We’re almost there! Tell Governor Jerry Brown to sign SB 1157 into law and protect meaningful family visits in California jails.
Bill to prohibit California jails from eliminating in-person visitation passes Senate!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2, 2016 Media Contact: Zaineb Mohammed Zaineb@ellabakercenter.org or 510-285-8236 Sacramento, CA – The California Senate approved a bill authored by Sen. Holly Mitchell (D- Los Angeles) to prohibit California jails from eliminating in-person visits. SB 1157, the Strengthening Family Connections: In-Person Visitation bill, would preserve visitation rights for people in California county jails, […]