November 16, 2018

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FDC Visitation Policy Change

  • NEW FDC POLICY MOVES OFFENDERS FARTHER AWAY FROM HOME

    Courtesy Ch 7 News Miami https://wsvn.com/news/investigations/new-florida-prison-policy-to-stop-contraband-inmates-will-not-be-placed-in-their-home-county/#.W8FWkjlLXdA.email This ridiculous policy is a major reason to vote for a Governor who will consider the humane aspects of incarceration and reverse this and other senseless procedures that are designed not to heal but to destroy.  And that day is on the Horizon!  The answer rests in your VOTE…

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  • VICTORY WITH A HUMAN PRICE TAG

    For Immediate Release - July 20, 2018 Contact: Lakey Love (Campaign for Prison Reform) 850-345-0018 or lakey@campaignforprisonreform.org Campaign for Prison Reform Announces Victory Against Florida Department of Corrections Proposed Visitation Cuts TALLAHASSEE, FL – Friday, July 20, 2018, after five months of speaking out against Florida Department of Corrections’ proposed rule change on visitation cuts the Florida’s…

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  • EDITOR INTERVIEW RE: VISITATION ROLLBACK

    Sascha Cordner serves as the host and producer of local and state news content for the afternoon news program "All Things Considered" at WFSU. Sascha primarily covers criminal justice and social services issues. About a 100 people trekked to Tallahassee on April 6th for the two-hour hearing to voice their opposition to the proposed rule…

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  • PUBLIC HEARING RE: VISITATION ROLLBACK

    COME ONE, COME ALL!!! The Public Hearing on Visitation Rule 33-601.722 will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd, from 8:30 am to 10 am at the Capital Circle Office Center (Betty Easley Center), 4075 Esplanade Way, Room 148, Tallahassee, FL  32399. Anyone desiring to offer input regarding the rollback of visitation to twice monthly must…

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  • 8 MARCH 2018 PROTEST RALLY AT FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS

    Watch the video 3/8/18: http://www.wtxl.com/news/protesters-rallying-for-inmates-at-florida-dept-of-corrections/article_6bbf8816-2360-11e8-9e7e-f3f7d52e4ae6.html#tncms-source=article-nav-next Protesters are pictured at Gov. Rick Scott's office dressed to represent  offenders who will be negatively impacted by the proposed cutbacks in visitation, in spite of the well known factual benefits of getting a visit.  They submitted a petition, authored by Jewie Tryon and addressed to Gov. Scott requesting his…

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  • STEP UP AND STEP OUT TO RETAIN WEEKLY PRISON VISITATION

    GO TO THE PETITION SITE NOW TO READ, SIGN AND POST TO YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA!! https://www.change.org/p/governor-rick-scott-stop-fdoc-from-taking-our-family-visitation-time-away Addressed to Governor Rick Scott - Created by Jewie Tryon. In this March 8, 2016, photo, Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Julie Jones visits with Wakulla Correctional Institution inmates. Citing staff shortages and safety issues, the agency has announced…

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