by Mike McAinsh and Molly Prince SOTP Audit Finds Utah Department of Correction's Program Was Poorly Managed With Weak Oversight The Legislative Audit of Utah State Prison’s Sex Offender Treatment Program (SOTP Audit) was released to the public on April 3, 2017. The audit report was presented to the … Continue Reading
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The Utah Prisoner Advocate Network is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and all-volunteer grassroots community outreach organization that aims to simplify the incarceration process for the inmates’ supporters—while also advocating for better conditions inside Utah jails and prisons. We do this primarily through monthly support meetings, an open dialogue with the Utah Department of Corrections, legislative advocacy, guest speakers, coalition forming, and a shared network of useful resources.
UPAN is also a proud coalition member of People Not Prisons, a group of advocacy organizations working on behalf of people with mental health conditions, people recovering from substance use disorders, and men and women caught up in Utah’s criminal justice system. UPAN is the 2014 Recipient of the ACLU of Utah Torch of Freedom Award for raising awareness about criminal justice reform.
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UPAN is please to announce that the Utah Department of Corrections has finished their process of developing the new "Authorization To Verbally … Continue Reading
Possible Scam Alert It has come to our attention that an individual(s) has sent a letter to at least one inmate and possibly others on UPAN … Continue Reading