[act-ma] Patrick Administration to Expand C.O.R.I. to Thousands, Despite Public Pro-Reform Stance
joanna.marinova at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 08:04:44 PST 2010
SIGN PETITION NOW AND PASS ON
The new DOC visiting policies are breaking up our communtities even
further. You can only visit one inamte in the entire DOC???? (this
will totally stop our ability to organize or outreach) Each prisoner
can have only 10 visitors (and they must submit permission with photo
id and full CORI check before being put on list)! Talk about break up
of community and rehabilitation. Not to mention visitors not being
able to talk to EACH OTHER (that is surely violating my civil
We must do something!
(see more below)
From: Joanna Marinova
Sent: Jan 20 '10 22:20
TO THOUSANDS OF MA FAMILIES OF PRISONERS
Patrick Administration to Expand C.O.R.I. to Thousands, Despite
Public Pro-Reform Stance
All Friends & Family of MA Prisoners Will Be Investigated
as Condition of Visitation.
The Department of Correction is moving quickly to institute changes to
its Visitor Procedures that will affect friends and family in a most
negative manner. The policies will affect all of our loved ones and
the health of our communities. They must be immediately stopped. Sign
the petition, Stop DOC Changes. Forward this message to your allies
and people who will be affected. Please attend the hearing so we can
let the Commonwealth know that friends and families keep prisoners
connected to the community. We deserve to be treated with dignity and
respect. ACT NOW. Time is short and much is at stake.
Please go now to the www.massdecarcerate.org homepage. There you will
1) PDFs of the proposed policies (and the current CMR for comparison)
2) Sample letters to Governor Patrick
3) A link to the on-line petition,
4) The DOC public Hearing will take place Thursday, February 4, 2010at
10:00 a.m. at the McCormack Building, One Ashburton Place, Ashburton
Cafe Function Room, Plaza Level, Boston, MA. Please attend.
5) to be put on the action alert for more updates and news prisonalert at gmail.com
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