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Federal Judge Orders Release of Dozens of Medically Vulnerable People at Otay Mesa Detention Center

April 30, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org, 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, Judge Dana Sabraw issued an order directing the... Read More

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ACLU: Authorities Must Develop COVID-19 Prevention and Management Plan for Local Jails, Prisons, Juvenile Hall Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2020 MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Sifuentes, ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties, 619-501-3408, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org SAN DIEGO — The ACLU Foundation of San Diego... Read More

California to Become First State to Stop Charging Copays in Jails and Prisons After Governor Signs New Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 8, 2019 Press Contacts: Daisy Vieyra dvieyra@acluca.org 916-824-3266 Ashley Chambers ashley@ellabakercenter.org 510-417-6071  Sacramento, CA–California Governor Gavin Newsom... Read More

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California Lawmakers Pass Historic Bill Abolishing Copays in Jails and Prisons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2019 Press Contact: Daisy Vieyra, dvieyra@acluca.org, 916-824-3266 Ashley Chambers, ashley@ellabakercenter.org, 510-417-6071 Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Senate... Read More

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California Assembly Approves Eliminating Co-Pays in Prisons and Jails

For Immediate Release May 23rd, 2019 Press Contact: Terence Long: terence@ellabakercenter.org 510-936-0344 Sacramento, CA - Today, California’s Assembly passed Assembly Bill 45, authored by... Read More