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Our Best Year Yet!

2022 was a year of tremendous growth and exciting wins for CCIJ! Here are some of our greatest accomplishments:


LEGAL EFFORTS:

  • Began in-person legal clinics at Golden State Annex and provided 478 legal consults to 223 detained immigrants.

  • Won release for a client detained at Imperial Regional Detention Facility

  • Helped detained leaders at Mesa Verde, Golden State Annex & Imperial file OCRCL Complaints

  • Filed $1 A Day Lawsuit against GEO Group

  • Co-authored KYR Labor Rights Handbook

ORGANIZING/COORDINATION:

ADVOCACY:

PUBLIC HEALTH:

  • Participated in the National Vaccine Panel on Immigration Detention.

  • Coordinated 707 calls between individuals in detention with trusted medical professionals to answer questions about covid vaccines and boosters.

  • Secured access to mRNA vaccines and bivalent boosters in Yuba County Jail, Golden State Annex, Mesa Verde, & Imperial by advocating with the public health departments of CA and the counties which host detention centers.

ORGANIZATIONAL WINS:

  • Launched our rebrand with a new website and logo

  • Our team grew! We welcomed Armida, Mariel, Elaina and Andrea to our staff.

  • Held our first in-person staff/board retreat.

None of this work would be possible without supporters like you! Donate today and join us as we continue our fight to end immigrant detention.

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