Sample Letter of Support for AB 1270

AB 1270 (Ammiano) – Lift the Media Ban Please fax or email to Hafsah Al-Amin, California Coalition for Women Prisoners at fax: (415) 552-3150 or hafsah@womenprisoners.org  Please add to your organizational letterhead Date Governor Jerry Brown c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 95814 Fax: (916) 558-3160  Re: AB 1270 (Ammiano)  – California State Prison … Read more

Editorial: Allow inmates to talk

Printed in the Los Angeles Times on August, 21st A bill to cut restrictions on interviews is essential to making state prisons more accountable. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano (D-San Francisco) has sponsored a bill that would require prisons to allow inmates to be interviewed and prevent authorities from retaliating against inmates who granted interviews. Above: Inmates … Read more