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A Call To Action: CT's Protect Act - Special Episode

July 12, 2021 Amber & Jason - Criminal Legal Reform Advocates with Lived Experience Season 2 Episode 7
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A Call To Action: CT's Protect Act - Special Episode
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A Call To Action: CT's Protect Act - Special Episode
Jul 12, 2021 Season 2 Episode 7
Amber & Jason - Criminal Legal Reform Advocates with Lived Experience

In this special episode, Amber & Jason welcome Stop Solitary CT activist and lead organizer, Barbara Fair, back to the show to discuss Governor Lamont's recent veto of SB 1059, known as the Protect Act. The act, meant to uphold and protect the safety of individuals living and working behind bars, recently passed both houses of the  Connecticut legislature, only to stop short of becoming law with the stroke of the Governor's pen. In order to address the inhumane practices challenged by the bill, the Governor subsequently issued an executive order. During the show, Barbara shares her thoughts on the process, feedback from the people affected, and how everyone in the state of Connecticut can get involved, right AWAY to urge the legislature to act to override the veto.

Listeners can learn more and get involved utilizing the links below:


Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/amplifiedvoices)

Show Notes

In this special episode, Amber & Jason welcome Stop Solitary CT activist and lead organizer, Barbara Fair, back to the show to discuss Governor Lamont's recent veto of SB 1059, known as the Protect Act. The act, meant to uphold and protect the safety of individuals living and working behind bars, recently passed both houses of the  Connecticut legislature, only to stop short of becoming law with the stroke of the Governor's pen. In order to address the inhumane practices challenged by the bill, the Governor subsequently issued an executive order. During the show, Barbara shares her thoughts on the process, feedback from the people affected, and how everyone in the state of Connecticut can get involved, right AWAY to urge the legislature to act to override the veto.

Listeners can learn more and get involved utilizing the links below:


Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/amplifiedvoices)