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Esteban Banuelos

Esteban Banuelos

On behalf of Esteban Banuelos, we are urgently seeking support to advocate for his release and access to essential mental health treatment. Esteban’s Partner, Lisette, shares: My partner, Esteban Banuelos, has been enduring the profound effects of mental illness following a traumatic brain injury sustained four years ago in a car accident. Despite the initial […]

Garfield Green

Garfield Green

Garfield Green, our community member, is currently detained at Krome Detention Facility. He has experienced severe medical neglect and a lack of care during his time there. Green is an amputee and his prosthetic leg was lost when he was transferred from a Kansas Detention Center to Krome. In the last few weeks, he has […]

Jonathan Garcia

Jonathan Garcia

Join us in advocating for the mental health treatment and release of Jonathan Garcia, CDCR AN0345, currently incarcerated within CDCR. His case highlights the critical need for comprehensive mental health care and compassion in our correctional facilities. Jonathan’s mental health has rapidly deteriorated due to the lack of intervention and support during his time in […]

Andrew Tate

Andrew Tate is currently at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Los Angeles. He claims the FBI set him up with conspiracy charges and are now refusing basic caregiving. Andrew recently had a hip replacement three days before going into the MDC. The staff are not physically supporting his current disability. This has further exasperated his […]

Kenneth Fisher

Chart that shows that most people in die in jail die in the first month of incarceration.

Kenneth Fisher is a person with multiple disabilities. He has been subject to extreme medical negligence. In particular, despite the fact that he has a court order to receive medical treatment, the Bureau of Prisons are still refusing to provide him medical care. Mr. Fisher would like people to know his full story, which can […]

Kourtnee Russo

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Kourtnee Russo (22 years) was arrested for “harassment of a public servant in Brazoria County, Texas, while having a psychotic episode. The police officer did not de-escalate the situation, and Kourtnee was arrested for spitting on a police officer.  She was placed on three 3-months probation, but was not given mental health support.  She then […]

The Problem With How Courts Decide Whether Someone Can Be Executed

“The criminal justice system is unequipped to grapple with the complexity of mental illness.“ In this Slate.com reporting by Maria Armstrong-Lopez, I learned that the 2007 Supreme Court case Panetti v. Quarterman set the standard for when the government can execute someone with severe mental illness. I also learned that, fifteen years later, the state of Texas governor Greg […]

Camran Mohammed

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Camran Mohammed is a poor, Asian American gay man with psychiatric disabilities currently incarcerated at Theo Lacy in Orange County, California. The state is trying force him to use medication that Camran believes has detrimental impacts on his health. People with psychiatric disabilities deserve to have their personal autonomy respected. Please attend his court hearing […]