Fight Against Solitary Confinement, Legislative Hearings Continue Tuesday


Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity

Fight Against Solitary Confinement, Legislative Hearings Continue Tuesday
CDCR Set to Defend Policies, Prisoners and Advocates Call for Comprehensive Change

Press Contacts:
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition
Azadeh Zohrabi—510.990 2841
Isaac Ontiveros—510.517.6612

What:  Legislative Hearings on CDCR Proposed New Policies on Inmate Segregation
When:  9:30 a.m.
Where: Room 4202 on the fourth floor of the State Capitol annex, Sacramento, CA

Rally to Follow Immediately After the Hearing

Sacramento—Advocates and loved ones of California prisoners will travel across the state on Tuesday to attend a special hearing of the California Public Safety Committee on “new policies” being proposed by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).  Tuesday’s hearing is the second hearing convened in direct response to this past summer’s massive prisoner hunger strike in protest of California’s use of solitary confinement in its notorious prison system.   The CDCR will tout so-called reforms in its “Inmate Segregation”…

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