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Workshop on Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary Confinement at the Beyond the Bars Conference, Saturday, March 8, 2:15-3:45 pm, Columbia School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave. New York NY 10027 (Between 121st and 122nd St), free registration required.
No Separate Justice Vigil: NEW DATE: Monday, March 10, 6:00-7:00 pm, Metropolitan Correctional Center, 150 Park Row, NYC. All are welcome–please bring flashlights. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement Next General Meeting: Monday, March 10, 6:30-8:30 pm, Urban Justice Center, 123 William Street, NYC. For more information contact email@example.com. All are welcome!
Jails Action Coalition Rally and Board of Correction Meeting: Tuesday, March 11, rally 8:15 am, meeting 9:00 am, 125 Worth Street, NYC.
Understanding the Impact of Solitary Confinement & What Can Be Done About It: Tuesday, March 18, 6:30 pm, All Souls UU Church, 1157 Lexington at 80th Street, NYC (#6 train to 77th Street, or M79 Bus to Lexington Avenue).
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
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.