Advocating for the just and humane treatment of those who are incarcerated.
Friends, After 31 days and 30 nights in the Florida State Capitol, the Dream Defenders ended our peaceful sit-in of Governor Rick Scott’s office. Although we have left the Capitol, we are not leaving the fight. We came to the Capitol more than a month ago to demand that Florida’s political leadership deal with […]
Eric Holder 82nd Atty Gen From FAMILIES AGAINST MANDATORY MINIMUMS Today was a historic day in our fight for smarter sentencing laws! For the first time in the 20+ years I have been at this, the U.S. Department of Justice has admitted our arguments are right and that eliminating some mandatory minimums will make us safer. […]
Dream Defenders: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOnnQVZyY1w http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoeUrLNvPnU&feature=youtu.be The Dream Defenders, a group of active, passionate college students who refuse to accept “No” for an answer, have been occupying the Governor’s office at Florida’s State Capital since Tuesday, July 16, 2013,after George Zimmerman was found […]
Rip Van Winkle may have slept for 20 years but Florida has been in a selective state of unconsciousness for 29. There’s been no Parole in Florida since 1983 (with few exceptions) and it’s TIME TO AWAKE THE STATE! And that’s just what happened at the rally held at the Capital on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, first day […]