More Than 100 New York Prison Reform Advocates Push To End Solitary Confinement

Maria Perez
Oct 30, 2019 - 3:55
More Than 100 New York Prison Reform Advocates Push To End Solitary Confinement

More than 100 New York prison reform groups have written a letter to local politicians urging them to place limiting solitary confinement at the top of the 2020 agenda. The New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement (CAIC), along with 137 other progressive groups, wrote a letter to New York State Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie stating the importance of signing the Humane Alternatives to Long Term (HALT) Solitary Confinement Act. Some of the advocacy groups who signed the letter include the National Alliance on Mental Illness,...

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