November 19, 2017

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  • ATTENTION: MOTHERS OF CHILDREN INCARCERATED

    Mothers of incarcerated children often feel ashamed, depressed, isolated and alone. We invite all MOTHERS nationwide (included are dad's who walk in mom's shoes), whose son or daughter is in prison, no matter what their age, to join with the National Union of Mothers4Justice in creating a strong network of moms who stand ready to contact…

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  • RESURRECTION OF CONTRACT PAROLE

    GREAT NEWS for Florida inmates who are parole eligible and meet the criteria for Contract Parole! Those offenders are eligible to apply for release under the Mutual Participation Program Act (MPPA) more commonly known as 'Contract Parole'.  This Statute has been on the books since 1976 and has lain dormant since the late 1980's. But…

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  • WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO KILL HOUSE BILL 685!

    (UPDATE: This depressing bill was signed into law on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. Thanks to all who made calls and sent emails in opposition)! ___________________________________________________________ YOU and YOU and YOU!  Make the call, send an email to Governor Rick Scott.  Here's the breakdown of the bill that passed the House and Senate with wings.  This…

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  • WHO YOU GONNA CALL?

      Did you know that inmates are able to let somebody know right away when they go to confinement?  FDOC allows the inmate one 'proverbial' phone call to a person on their phone list from the confinement area. And this all-important call will spare family members, friends and others a blank trip.  If a visitor arrives…

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  • FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS IS LISTENING!

      Forgotten Majority is pleased to share the comments received from the Florida Department of Corrections as they respond to the concerns of the Inmate Voice Focus Groups.   The Department has demonstrated a commitment to making sure that their policies and guidelines are being followed by staff and that corrective action is being taken…

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  • WHO WILL HEAR THE VOICE OF THE INMATE?

     FORGOTTEN MAJORITY INMATE VOICE FOCUS GROUPS Forgotten Majority has formed several Inmate Voice Focus Groups, (I V = lifeline) comprised of family, friends and advocates  of inmates who are taking an active role in making Florida's prisons a place where inmates are treated humanely.  We are working toward establishing a Focus Group in every county in Florida by January…

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  • FAREWELL TO FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS SECRETARY KEN TUCKER

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmXPhbS9r-U&feature=plcp FAREWELL MR. TUCKER and thank you for the new direction you have given to the Florida Department of Corrections. Who's next in line?  Deputy Secretary Michael Crews will expand the vision of former Secretary Ken tucker.  He has shown that he will take immediate action to correct wrongdoings and hold prison Administrative staff responsible and accountable for all…

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  • NEW DIRECTION FOR THE FLORIDA DEPT OF CORRECTIONS

    FORGOTTEN MAJORITY MEETS WITH FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS          10/9/12 Pictured L to R:  Michael Crews, Deputy Secretary, Florida Dept. of Corrections; Jennie Nimer, Parole & Probation; Kenneth Sharpton Glasgow, President, TOPS (The Ordinary People Society); Judy Thompson, President, Forgotten Majority; Ken Tucker, Secretary, Florida Dept. of Corrections; William Carr, Assistant Secretary of Re-entry; Darrel Davis, TOPS. This meeting was two-fold and…

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  • MEETING WITH GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT

    Governor Rick Scott meets with Forgotten Majority Tuesday, August 7, 2012  3:30 pm Right to left:  Florida Governor Rick Scott Judy Thompson, Forgotten Majority Lawrence Stewart, Next Level Outreach Also present at the meeting was Bonnie Rogers, Coordinator, Office of Policy and Budget and Bo Winokaur, Assistant General Council. The meeting centered on the Mutual…

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