August 23rd Events in California

The Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition and organizations around California sponsored 7 events on August 23.

Arcata, CA:  Advocates in Arcata report that there was a large TV showing NRCAT "Breaking Down the Box" and later, audio about solitary and about Hugo "Yogi" Pinell. Yogi Presente!

Arcata, CA:  Advocates in Arcata report that there was a large TV showing NRCAT "Breaking Down the Box" and later, audio about solitary and about Hugo "Yogi" Pinell. Yogi Presente!

California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) held a candle light vigil in Norwalk, CA on August 23.  This replica cell raises awareness of the stark realities of solitary confinement.

California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) held a candle light vigil in Norwalk, CA on August 23.  This replica cell raises awareness of the stark realities of solitary confinement.

August LGBTQ Prisoner Letterwriting Night: Writing Off Solitary Confinement, organized by Flying Over Walls- SF Bay Area Black and Pink.  In addition to letterwriting, the discussion time highlighted the particular ways queer and trans prisoners are subjected to the violence of solitary as a form of “protective custody” and the implications this has for their Black & Pink members on the inside.

August LGBTQ Prisoner Letterwriting Night: Writing Off Solitary Confinement, organized by Flying Over Walls- SF Bay Area Black and Pink.  In addition to letterwriting, the discussion time highlighted the particular ways queer and trans prisoners are subjected to the violence of solitary as a form of “protective custody” and the implications this has for their Black & Pink members on the inside.


To submit an event report, please send a description and pictures or links to us at togethertoendsolitary@gmail.com.