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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
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