Seven Days in Solitary [6/18/2017]

ā€¢ A demonstration against solitary confinement was held outside the home of Michigan Department of Corrections Director Heidi Washington. According to one local outlet, ā€œthe demonstration follows the suicide (still under investigation) of a young man on May 2nd at Oaks Correctional Facility in Manistee, where most of the 70 have been incarcerated.ā€ ā€¢ Joaquin […]

Aging Alone: Uncovering the Risk of Solitary Confinement for People Over 45

Guest Post byĀ Lucius Couloute The following post comes from the always invaluable Prison Policy Initiative, which documents and publicizes how mass incarceration punishes our entire society, through groundbreakingĀ research, innovativeĀ media work, and intersectional organizing. Ā AuthorĀ Lucius CoulouteĀ is PPI’s Policy & Communications Associate Visit them atĀ www.prisonpolicy.org. = = = = = = = = = = = = […]