Testimony Supporting Senate Bill 1059 with Qualifications – An Act Concerning the Correction Accountability Commission. The Office of the Correction Ombuds. The Use of Isolated Confinement, Seclusion and Restraints, Social Contacts for People Who Are Incarcerated

SB 1059 – The Protect Act https://www.cga.ct.gov/2021/TOB/S/PDF/2021SB-01059-R00-SB.PDF My name is Cindy Prizio. I am the Executive Director of One Standard of Justice (OSJ), a statewide civil rights advocacy organization. OSJ works with men and women arrested or convicted of sexual offenses and their families. I also identify as a member of a justice impacted family on both sides of the…

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SB1019 – An Act Concerning The Board Of Pardons And Paroles, Erasure Of Criminal Records For Certain Misdemeanor And Felony Offenses, Prohibiting Discrimination Based On Erased Criminal History Record Information And Concerning The Recommendations Of The Connecticut Sentencing Commission With Respect To Misdemeanor Sentences

Link below is the bill for your review. https://www.cga.ct.gov/asp/cgabillstatus/cgabillstatus.asp?selBillType=Bill&which_year=2021&bill_num=1019   Testimony Opposing Exclusions in Raised Senate Bill 1019 Anonymous My internet crime happened in 2012 and resulted in a Class D felony conviction. It was a one-time, isolated incident that I never meant to commit but must live with the consequences my entire life. I learned a very difficult lesson…

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Testimony: HB 6431 – An Act Concerning Housing Opportunities for Justice-Impacted Persons

I’m here today to support with strong qualifications HB6431. I am Cindy Prizio, the Executive Director of One Standard of Justice, a statewide civil rights advocacy organization. OSJ works with men and women arrested or convicted of sexual offenses and their families — I am also a member of a justice impacted family on both sides of the sexual offense…

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