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Right now, people are suffering and dying in solitary confinement inside jails, prisons and immigrant detention centers in California. Often these people are young, pregnant, elderly, or in crisis. AB 2632 (@ChrisHoldenNews), defines solitary confinement as any form of solitary beyond 17 hours inside a cell and works to put clear limits on this largely unregulated, expensive, and ineffective practice. We need comprehensive legislation now.

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09/22/2022 –¬†Vetoed by Governor



Press

2/18/22: Press release by Assemblymember Holden: https://a41.asmdc.org/press-releases/20220218-assemblymember-holden-introduces-california-mandela-act-targeting-solitary

Resource Pages

Disability Rights California’s Community Call Video and More Information

KQED – ICE Detainees Protested $1-a-Day Wage. Now They’re in Solitary Confinement

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