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Mail policies by county- a graphic

Melissa made this map of California to look for overlaps between counties with alternative communication setups (primarily systems where you can e-mail inmates) and post-card only policies. It’s a work in progress, and if you have any more info about … Continue reading

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We need your help getting in touch with inmates!

We have some good news for once! A U.S. District Court found the postcard-only policy in Ventura county to be unconstitutional, after Prison Legal News sued to reverse the policy.  You can read all about the ruling here.  The Ventura County … Continue reading

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No Letters Behind Bars-Short Documentary

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Right To Write goes to the SB International Film Festival

“No Letters Behind Bars,” the short documentary about the postcard-only policy, will be part of Youth CineMedia’s lineup at the SB International Film Festival. This year’s slot at the Lobero Theater in downtown Santa Barbara is on Sunday, February 9th, … Continue reading

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Speak up! Report from the 6/18 County Supervisors Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended and spoke at the County Board of Supervisors meeting today. Special shout out to the UDW and the In Home Health Service workers in our county, we support your wage increase! Today, speakers from … Continue reading

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ACTION CALL – SHARE WIDELY

Action Call, please repost! Right to Write is going back to the County Supervisors meeting this Tuesday. At the first meeting we attended, Sheriff Brown promised the Board of Supervisors and the residents of SB County that there would be … Continue reading

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Returned Poscard – Why is the jail banning this?

Sign and share our petition to oppose the mail ban, call the sheriff, call your county supervisors, organize an event or write a letter to the editor to oppose the ban: http://www.change.org/petitions/sheriff-bill-brown-end-the-postcard-only-mail-ban-at-sb-county-jail    

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