Prisoners, their families and friends, anyone who is being affected by incarceration should submit their own grievance to the US Department of Justice and to the Bureau of Prisons. There has been an agreed upon date set that everyone should mail their grievance in. The date is May 7th, 2020. Follow #NationalPrisonerGrievance and #NPG; use these hashtags in solidarity to show on a post that you have sent in the form.
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We are reaching out to those that have been amplifying our voices in these state, federal, or immigration jails and prisons, and to allies that uplifted the national prison strike demands in 2018. We call on you again to organize the communities from August 21st - September 9th, 2020, by hosting actions, events, and demonstrations that call for prisoner human rights and the end to prison slavery.
FROM JAILHOUSE LAWYERS SPEAK
September 9th will mark the 48th anniversary of the Attica uprising, the 3 year anniversary of the 2016 National Prison strike, and the end date [August 21st – September 9th] of the 2018 National Prison Strike.
The 2018 Prison Strike presented a set of 10 National Prison Strike Demands.
This April 15, 2019 will mark one year since the unnecessary and preventable deaths of 7 people.
JUNETEENTH: June 14-17 4th annual Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence and June 19 2nd annual End Prison Slavery Day
Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons
Four Imprisoned Rhode Islanders Punished With Solitary Confinement at the ACI for Possession of Legally-Protected Union Literature
The RI DOC has held four men for over ten days in solitary confinement for allegedly possessing union literature. All four are being denied access to legal documents, rehabilitative and therapeutic programs, adequate medical care, and contact with their families and supporters is limited to a single ten-minute phone call each day.
Last year today, over 160 groups signed on in support of #OperationPUSH demands, adding their voice to Florida prisoners demanding dignity, justice and a recognition of their continued humanity despite convictions.