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#OneYearLater, #StillNotSafe Toolkit

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 […]

San Quentin Habeas Evidentiary Hearing

The In re Von Staich decision sets an important precedent for the right of incarcerated people to be protected from harm in the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic. On October 20, 2020, the First Appellate District Court of Appeal in California ordered the removal “of the number of prisoners necessary to reduce the population […]

Sample Tweets: #ReleasesNow

Twitter: OPTION 1: Vaccines won’t keep people safe in overcrowded prisons. It’s been over a year since the first confirmed COVID case inside a CA state prison. We need to prioritize incarcerated folks’ health and safety by granting access to vaccines, AND decarcerating prisons. 
#ReleasesNow OPTION 2: It’s been 1 year since the first COVID […]

Sign-On Letter: Calling for Releases after 1 Year of COVID in CA Prisons

The #StopSanQuentinOutbreak Coalition drafted a sign-on letter calling on Governor Newsom to deepen his commitment to prioritizing the health and safety of incarcerated people during the pandemic by granting large scale releases across California prisons. We argue that despite the importance of prioritized vaccines for incarcerated people, significant decarceration remains the only meaningful public health […]

Sign the Letter: Vaccines are not enough, Decarcerate NOW

As health professionals, students, and community advocates, we are devastated by the California Department of Corrections’ (CDCR) negligence to protect incarcerated people and demand CDCR follow the advice of public health and medical experts to urgently decarcerate their facilities while ensuring equitable access to the vaccine. BackgroundCalifornia prisons are home to the largest COVID-19 outbreaks […]

Sample Tweets: #100DaysofFreedom

Use hashtags: #100DaysforFreedom #FreeThemAll Tweets for Community MembersTien Pham is a Vietnamese refugee who survived war. When he arrived in the US, he did everything he could to survive. After his release, he was transferred to ICE. Tien should be released and reunited with his family during the deportation moratorium #FreeTien #100DaysforFreedom During the wildfire […]


About The Biden Administration has ordered ICE to pause deportation removals for 100 days until May 2, 2021. Although Biden’s deportation moratorium has been temporarily stalled by a Texas judge, we’ll continue to call for urgent releases of individuals during Biden’s first 100 days in office. ICE has a gross history of medical negligence, poor […]

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