Hi, Moya, As promised, the subject was placed on the NEC agenda during their September meeting.  The NEC determined that although they understood the concerns and the importance of the issue being raised, they did not believe that they were…

July Newsletter Introduction from the Editors

Dear Readers: Welcome to SWASC's e-newsletter "End Solitary"! We  STAND UP for Social Justice and Human Rights through outreach, advocacy, education and legislation in our efforts to END SOLITARY CONFINEMENT. We hope you will join us! You…
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Testimony In SUPPORT of House Bill 1001 – Correctional Services - Restrictive Housing - Limitations Thank you for the opportunity to comment on House Bill 1001 – Correctional Services - Restrictive Housing -Limitations.

On behalf of the National Association of Social Workers,  Maryland Chapter, we urge your support for this bill, which prevents the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services from placing an inmate in restrictive housing for more…