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Monday, May 17, 2021
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California’s deplorable treatment of mentally ill people of color

Keith Baxter is evidence that as a society we must revive the compassion necessary to validate our humanity and leave no one behind. Every heart counts.

Losing direction: The abysmal history of mental health care at Pelican...

I left CDCr wondering how PBSP could remain in shambles after 22 years of court oversight. As I started educating myself about prison reform, I stumbled upon Keramet Reiter’s 2016 book, “23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary Confinement.” Within those pages, I found validation and some disturbing answers. I wish this book had been available to me before I started working in CDCr.