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HRDC Sign-on Letters

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Publication • February 15, 2017
Joint letter against class action reforms in HR 985 - Feb 2017 Civil Rights Groups Strongly Oppose H.R. 985 February 14, 2017 The Honorable Bob Goodlatte, Chairman Committee on the Judiciary U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member Committee on the Judiciary U.S. ...
Publication • December 16, 2016
Joint letter to DHS Secretary re protecting the safety of immigration detainees - Dec. 2016 December 16, 2016 The Honorable Jeh Johnson Secretary U.S. Department of Homeland Security Washington, D.C. 20528 Re: Final requests to protect the safety and health of immigration detainees Dear Secretary Johnson: On behalf of the ...
Publication • April 29, 2016
Joint letter to U.S. Attorney General re deporting children without counsel, April 2016 April 29, 2016 The Honorable Loretta E. Lynch Attorney General of the United States U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20530 Dear Attorney General Lynch: We, the undersigned 177 children’s rights, civil rights, ...
Publication • March 15, 2016
Letter to DOJ re overuse of solitary confinement in Florida prisons, 03-11, 2016
Publication • December 7, 2015
ACLU joint letter in support of the REAL Act, December 2015 December 7, 2015 Re: Restoring Education and Learning (REAL) Act of 2015 (H.R. 2521) Dear Representatives: We, the undersigned 121 civil rights, human rights, faith based, and criminal justice reform organizations, write to express our strong support for the ...
Publication • October 15, 2015
Florida Coalition Letter to U.S. Dept. of Justice, Request for CRIPA Investigation into the Florida DOC, 2015 October 15, 2015 Ms. Vanita Gupta Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Main Washington, D.C. 20530 Re: ...
Publication • October 14, 2015
Joint letter to TX officials about private immigration family detention facilities October 13, 2015 The Hon. Greg Abbott Governor Office of the Governor P.O. Box 12428 Austin, Texas 78711-2428 The Hon. John J. Specia, Jr. Commissioner Texas Department of Family and Protective Services 701 West 51st Street Austin, Texas 78751 ...
Publication • September 1, 2015
Joint letter to BOP re commissary rules and privacy concerns - Sept. 2015 September 1, 2015 Rules Unit, Office of General Counsel Federal Bureau of Prisons Attn: Sarah Qureshi 320 First St., NW Washington, DC 20534 VIA REGULATIONS.GOV AND FIRST-CLASS MAIL Re: RIN 1120-AB56 Proposed Rule Regarding Inmate Commissary Account ...
Publication • July 30, 2015
Joint letter re TN Taskforce on Sentencing and Recidivism July 2015 July 30, 2015 Governor Bill Haslam 1st Floor, State Capitol Nashville, TN 37243 Derrick Schofield, Commissioner Tenn. Dept. of Correction 320 6th Avenue North Rachel Jackson Building Nashville, TN 37243-0465 Bill Gibbons, Commissioner Tenn. Dept. of Safety & Homeland ...
Publication • July 30, 2015
Joint letter to KY environmental agencies re Letcher County BOP siting July 2015 Commissioner Gregory Johnson Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources #1 Sportsman's Lane Frankfort, KY 40601 July 31, 2015 Re: Wildlife Impacts Associated With the Proposal for a Federal Prison Facility in Letcher County Dear Commissioner Johnson: ...
Publication • April 23, 2015
Sign-on letter re HHS PREA standards Feb 2015 February 23, 2015 The Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement 370 L'Enfant Promenade SW., 8th Floor West Washington, DC 20024 RE: Comments on Standards to Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Sexual Abuse ...
Publication • April 7, 2015
Joint letter to DC Council re Corizon contract April 2015 March 31, 2015 Via electronic Mail Chairman Phil Mendelson Council of the District of Columbia 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Ste. 504 Washington, D.C. 20004 Dear Chairman Mendelson and Council Members: The 86 undersigned organizations urge you to ensure all District ...
Publication • October 30, 2014
Letter to President Obama, Ban the Box Executive Order and Pell Grant Restoration, 2014 October 30, 2014 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, D.C., 20500 Dear Mr. President, As a national coalition of formerly incarcerated people and their families, we write to urge you to ...
Publication • September 18, 2014
Joint Letter to Dept. of Health and Human Services, PREA Regulations, 2014 September 18, 2014 Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Secretary Burwell, The signatories urge the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to fulfill its mandate ...
Publication • July 7, 2014
Joint Letter Opposing New Family Detention Centers July 7, 2014 The Honorable Jeh Johnson Secretary Department of Homeland Security The Honorable Alejandro Mayorkas Deputy Secretary Department of Homeland Security Re: Open Letter in Response to Announcement of New Immigrant Family Detention Beds Dear Secretary Johnson and Deputy Secretary Mayorkas: We, ...
Publication • May 30, 2014
Justice Roundtable Coalition, Support Letter, Smarter Sentencing Act, 2014 May 30, 2014 The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate 522 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Mitch McConnell Minority Leader United States Senate 371 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 RE: Support the Bipartisan ...