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For a list of events and actions in California, visit the Action calendar on the home page of Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity.

New York

For a complete list of events and actions in New York, visit the Events page and Action page at the New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement.


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.



American Civil Liberties Union: Allow UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Access to Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons

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

and After Decades of Injustice, Let the Angola 3 Ruling Stand

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 February 2014 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.




American Civil Liberties Union: Stop Solitary

American Friends Service Committee: Stopmax Campaign

National Religious Campaign Against Torture: Torture in U.S. Prisons


California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (CFASC)

California Prison Focus

Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition

Stop the Torture Campaign


Tamms Year Ten Campaign


Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition

New York

Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement

NYC Jails Action Coalition

New York Civil Liberties Union: “Boxed In”


Human Rights Coalition