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ACLU National Prison Project’s Report on People with Disabilities and Solitary Confinement
June 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Earlier this year, the American Civil Liberties Union published the first-ever nationwide report documenting the special dangers of solitary confinement for people who have physical disabilities. Please join us for a Congressional briefing on this important issue and to hear direct testimony from prisoners who survived the unique challenges of having a disability in solitary confinement

Panelist Info

Jamelia Morgan, Staff Attorney at the Abolitionist Law Center. Author of the 2017 ACLU report titled Caged In: Solitary Confinement’s Devastating Harms on Prisoners

with Physical Disabilities.

Dean Westwood, Diversity and Inclusion Consultant, Formerly Incarcerated in Oregon State Penitentiary

Leann Bertsch, Director of North Dakota Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and President of the Association of State Correctional Administrators.

Clarence Taylor, Formerly Incarcerated in Jessup Correctional Institution

What: Congressional Briefing on the ACLU Report Caged In

When: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Where: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center SVC Room 212-10


June 28, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am


National ACLU


Capitol Visitor Center
, Rm. SVC 212-10 First St NE
Washington, DC 20515 United States
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