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ACTIVISTS CALL ON MA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND GOVERNOR HEALEY TO CHANGE STATE PRISON MEDICAL CONTRACT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Hannah Michelle Brower, hannahmichelle.brower@gmail.com, 504-400-2865 BOSTON – January 12th, 2023 – Activists from the #DeeperThanWater Coalition gathered on Saturday, January 6th, outside the State House in Boston to demand…

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MASSACHUSETTS LEGISLATORS AND TWENTY CIVIL RIGHTS ADVOCACYORGANIZATIONS RENEW CALLS FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL INVESTIGATIONINTO DOC PRACTICES AT MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON FOLLOWINGHUNGER STRIKE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOSTON – November 28, 2023 – Following a weeks-long hunger strike at Massachusetts’ maximum security prison, a group of legislators and advocacy organizations have joined the call for…

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The Keeping Families Connected/No Cost Calls CoalitionCelebrates Governor Healey and the MA State LegislaturePutting Families Over Prison Profiteering

For Immediate Release: November 16th, 2023Media contact: asteinberg@plsma.org MASSACHUSETTS – Today, Governor Maura Healey signed a bill that establishes Massachusetts as the fifth state to make prison phone calls free statewide,…

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COMMUNITY PRESSES FOR CONTRACT CANCELLATION AS PLYMOUTH COUNTY JAIL EXTENDS ICE OPERATIONS UNTIL JANUARY  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | September 21, 2023  Media contact: Aaron Steinberg, asteinberg@plsma.org   Plymouth, MA – Plymouth County Correctional Facility’s (PCCF) most recent Intergovernmental Service Agreement (IGSA), which allows the jail to…

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The Keeping Families Connected/No Cost Calls Coalition Celebrates Governor Healey and the MA State Legislature Putting Families Over Prison Profiteering 

For Immediate Release: August 9th, 2023  Media Contact: Aaron Steinberg, asteinberg@plsma.org  The Keeping Families Connected/No Cost Calls Coalition Celebrates Governor Healey and the MA State Legislature Putting Families Over Prison Profiteering …

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Ray Champagne

It is with great sadness that we share that PLS Board Member Ray Champagne passed away yesterday. Ray spent 45 years in prison after a wrongful conviction. He was a PLS…

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