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Hi community, I am lead organizer for SSCT and I want to update you on what we are doing because we need community involvement in your work for maximum success. Currently, we continue to work toward enforcement of the PROTECT Act, a piece of legislation passed in May, 2022 which focuses on two primary issues, ending the unchecked use of isolation within Ct jails, prisons and youth facilities and establishing independent oversight over Ct Dept of Corrections. Prolonged isolation causes deep psychological harm, in many cases, irreparable harm. It has been defined by the International community as torture and the younger the individual experiencing it the more likely the harm is irreparable. We also focusing the next legislative session in putting an end to routine invasive cavity strip searches which leaves lasting scars on the psyche of those who are being forced to endure it. Some are forced to endure several times in a day. There is so much information to give and I hope you will visit our website Stop Solitary Ct. org to be better informed about our work. Please consider signing onto our email list so you will know when we are hosting public events and hope you will join us in moving this work. When one is sentenced to prison abuse, neglect and dehumanization should not be part of that sentence. We expect people to return to their communities better than when they left. Way too many are returning broken spiritually, physically and emotionally. What happens during incarceration should matter to you. So long for now. Barb

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