Strengthening Family Connections in California

The mission of the Strengthening Family Connections: In-Person Visitation Campaign is to pass SB 1157 in California, introduced by California State Senator Holly Mitchell, which will protect in-person visitation rights in California county jails, ensuring that video visitation cannot replace in-person visitation.


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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...
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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 or 510-285-8236 ...
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