News/Events

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Events:

On November 12, 2020,  Missouri Appleseed hosted a free online Continuing Legal Education about parent-child visitation rights when a parent is incarcerated. For more information about the event, view the flyer here:

Missouri Appleseed November 12 2020 Training-1

Presenter materials are available here:

Missouri Appleseed November 12 CLE Presenter Materials

A video of the training is available here:

News:

Missouri Appleseed’s Executive Director has co-authored the following opinion articles about the correctional system and COVID-19:

Missouri Appleseed’s associates have written the following opinion articles supporting Primary Caretaker legislation:

Missouri Appleseed’s research on menstrual hygiene in Missouri prisons has been featured in the following news stories:

Missouri Appleseed’s partners’ research on suspending rather than terminating incarcerated people’s Medicaid was featured in a St. Louis Post-Dispatch article from March 4, 2019:

Change in how Missouri handles inmates on Medicaid

On April 15, 2019, Missouri Appleseed disseminated this press release following the passage of St. Louis City’s Board Bill 212, which improves healthcare for pregnant inmates and mandates access to quality menstrual hygiene products in St. Louis city jails:

Missouri Appleseed Board Bill 212 Press Release

On October 3, 2019, Missouri Appleseed’s Executive Director Liza Weiss was quoted in a Missouri Times article on St. Louis County Executive Sam Page’s executive order improving conditions for pregnant inmates in the St. Louis County jail:

Page’s executive order changes treatment of pregnant inmates

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