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For an up-to-date list of hunger strike-related activities in California, see Prison Hunger Strike Solidarity’s Take Action Calendar.
New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement Next General Meeting: Tuesday, January 21, 6:30-8:30 pm, American Friends Service Committee, 15 Rutherford Place (runs from 15th to 17th Streets, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues), NYC. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome!
NYC Jails Action Coalition Next General Meeting: Monday, November 25th, 6 pm, Urban Justice Center, 123 William Street, 16th Floor, NYC. For more information: http://www.nycjac.org/ All are welcome!
Solitary=Torture: The Struggle to End Solitary Confinement: Wednesday, December 4, 6:30 pm, St. Mary’s Church of Harlem, West 126th Street (btw. Broadway & Amsterdam). For more information: email@example.com
Human Rights Day Statewide Action on Solitary Confinement in New York: Vigil in Foley Square, NYC, Tuesday, December 10, 5-6:30 pm. For information contact Scott at SPaltrowitz@correctionalassociation.org or Suzanne at SKoneschusky@urbanjustice.
Letters to Solitary
Many people held in solitary confinement welcome correspondence from people on the outside. Readers interested in reaching out to people in isolation can click here to find mailing addresses for some of the writers and artists featured on Solitary Watch.
ACLU of Arizona/AFSC: Arizona Is Maxed Out
American Friends Service Committee: Stop Abuse of Solitary Confinement
Amnesty International: Remove Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox from Long-term Isolation
Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB): Demand the State of California Stop the Torture
Center for Constitutional Rights: Honor the Pelican Bay SHU Prisoner’s Demands
Ella Baker Center for Human Rights: Tell Congress: Please Stop Torture
National Immigrant Justice Center: End Solitary Confinement in Immigrant Detention
National Religious Campaign Against Torture: End Prolonged Solitary Confinement Now
New York City Jails Action Coalition: Stop the Use of Solitary Confinement in New York City
New York Civil Liberties Union: Help End Extreme Isolation in New York’s Prisons
Follow-up to June 19 Senate hearing on solitary confinement by writing to Dick Durbin and other members of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights: Click here for contact information for subcommittee members.