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A Condemned Person That Was Found Dead Had Coronavirus. Nearly Half the Cases in California Prisons Are in the Same Facility

By |July 2nd, 2020|

Adnan Khan, executive director for Re:Store Justice, a criminal justice reform advocacy group, said it's impossible for detainees to follow social distancing protocols and other guidelines by the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention. "The shower [...]

Our Work featured on Democracy Now! Outbreak at San Quentin: COVID Is Skyrocketing in CA Prisons. Why Haven’t More People Been Released?

By |June 24th, 2020|

As coronavirus rapidly spreads through California’s overcrowded prisons, 400 people have tested positive for the virus at San Quentin State Prison. Advocates and incarcerated people warn conditions behind bars make it nearly impossible to stop [...]

Public health and public safety require that we include lifers in plans to reduce the prison population in California

By |April 24th, 2020|

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the vulnerable parts of our community that we have intentionally hidden away: our thirty-five prisons scattered widely across the state that currently house over 118,000 people. Governor Newsom has responded [...]

Join our partner Initiate Justice for Webinar Wednesday: Ending Extreme Sentencing with our ED Adnan Khan

By |April 20th, 2020|

Join our partners Initiate Justice on April 22, 2020 for another #WebinarWednesday where we will be discussing Ending Extreme Sentencing! This week we will be meeting with Adnan Khan, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Re:Store [...]

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