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To Congress:

Pass the Video Visitation Act, H.R.6441, to ensure that prisons that have video visitation services do not ban in-person visits.

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To Congress:

Ban solitary confinement for youth prisoners in state custody. It causes serious psychological, physical, and developmental harm, resulting in persistent mental health problems, and suicides.

Learn more and sign here.
To Pennsylvania Department of Corrections:

In January 2017, Pennsylvania Judge Robert Mariani ordered you to provide Mumia Abu-Jamal with potentially life-saving treatment for his active, chronic hepatitis C infection. Do so immediately, for him and for all prisoners suffering from hepatitis C.

Learn more and sign here.

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Background:

> The Video Visitation Act
> Child Trends: Incarcerated Youth in Solitary Confinement: A Growing Concern
> ACLU: Alone and Afraid: Children Held in Solitary Confinement and Isolation in Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities
> Washington Post: Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons
> Prison Radio: Call these PA_DOC officials and demand that Mumia and all other hep C+ prisoners get the treatment they need


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