Visiting Incarcerated People (Legal & Social/Family Visits)

January 31, 2015

Support from Outside the Walls #5

Learn how to visit people incarcerated in California prisons. Participants will leave knowing how to request and conduct legal visits and social/family visits, and access support that exists for people traveling to prisons.

Saturday, January 31, 2 - 4 p.m.
1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Oakland

This training series will focus on practical skills development for loved ones, activists, legal workers, and lawyers to understand the nitty gritty methods and best practices for supporting people on the inside.

Trainers include: Taeva Schefler, Legal Visit Program Director, California Prison Focus http://prisons.org/ (note: there is a training for aspiring CPF Legal Investigators on October 25th) http://prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/2014/10/08/legal-investigator-training/ Joy Ross: Former member of the Statewide Inmate Family Council and San Quentin Inmate Family Council. Has been a regular visitor to California prisons since 2004. Arieta Ross: Current member and website coordinator of San Quentin Inmate Family Council since 2013. Has been a regular visitor to California Prisons for several years. www.sanquentin-ifc.org