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Calla Brown

Calla Brown

Dr. Calla Brown is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota and a primary care physician at a community health center in the Twin Cities. She is a co-founder of the Minnesota Immigrant Health Alliance.

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Minnesota is obligated to provide adequate health care to people who are incarcerated; here’s some first steps

By: , and - January 19, 2021

In review of the operations of Kandiyohi and Freeborn County jails in August and September of 2020, the ICE Office of Detention Oversight identified numerous compliance violations that place detainees at risk and violate Minnesota law. (See here for Kandiyohi. And here for Freeborn.) They found that detention officers without medical training were completing the […]