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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.


Organizations and Campaigns


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



ACLU: Stop the Abuse of Solitary!

ACLU Action: Allow UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Access to Solitary Confinement in U.S. Prisons

ACLU Action: A Mother’s Plea: Stop Solitary Confinement of Children

ACLU of Arizona: Arizona is Maxed Out! No New Supermax Prison Beds

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC): Stop Abuse of Solitary Confinement

Amnesty International: US super-maximum security prisons must be opened up for UN scrutiny!

Amnesty International USA: Free Albert Woodfox – End the Injustice. Remove Woodfox from Isolation

Amnesty International USA: Solitary Confinement: US Government Must End This Cruel and Inhumane Practice

Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB): Demand the State of California Stop the Torture

Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR): Honor the Pelican Bay SHU Prisoners’ Demands

Friends Committee on Legislation of California: Stop the abuse of solitary confinement

National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT): End Prolonged Solitary Confinement Now

National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT): Take Action to End Solitary Confinement of Youth in California

National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT): People of Faith Support Solitary Confinement Study and Reform Act of 2014

Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition: Support Pelican Bay SHU Prisoners’ Five Core Demands (hunger strike)

Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition: Corcoran SHU Prisoners Start Hunger Strike for Decent Healthcare

Roots Action: End prolonged solitary confinement

Sylvia Rivera Law Project: DOCCS, Make Housing Safer for Trans People in New York State 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.

  • #8 forever

    this is long overdue absolutely brilliant. My thoughts have always been that we the people must tell lawmakers our opinion, talking the issue to death does no good for our tortured coountrymen, I being one voice havent had any luck of course writing my own law makers. thank you Sal it’s a wonderful and much needed addition to SW

  • Daniel Jeffrey

    Greetings, this letter is to bring your attention to a man being held in solitary confinement without trial or bail for over 2 years now for being the minister of a cannabis church in Hawaii a medical marijuana state.
    Rev. Roger Christie is an honest and gentle man i’ve known for 15 years who is anything but a criminal! PLEASE bring some attention to his struggle, Please.