Please visit this page for the most up to date information on video and in-person visits. How to schedule using CDCR’s Visitation Scheduling Application (VSA)
Your loved one is eligible to receive the three Federal stimulus payments ($1200 EIC1 in 2020, $600 EIC2 in 2021, and $1400 EIC3 in 2021). Here’s a guide that includes sample and blank tax forms from Root & Rebound (and a memo from CDCR) to assist you and your loved one with filing for these […]
Your loved one can get a resentencing referral to go back to court and receive a shorter sentence – the referral can be made by either CDCR or the District Attorney’s office in their county of conviction. Here’s a Resentencing Guide (in English and Spanish) from the Ella Baker Center, and a Resentencing Checklist to […]
Your loved one can request a commutation of their remaining time by applying for clemency from Governor Newsom. If your loved one already applied for clemency from Governor Brown, they can simply file a 1-page “Reapplication Form.” Here’s a guide (in English and Spanish) by the California Coalition for Women Prisoners on how to apply […]
New “Good Conduct Credits” were announced by CDCR and are effective as of May 1, 2021. Here’s a helpful breakdown of FAQS from Initiate Justice on the new credit earning percentages and how this may apply to your loved one’s remaining time before release or a parole hearing.
Background May 30th marked one year since the transfer of incarcerated people from CIM prison in Chino to San Quentin State Prison without proper testing or quarantining. Following the transfer, in a matter of weeks, San Quentin went from 0 known COVID cases to what quickly became the biggest COVID outbreak in the nation. In […]