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End Solitary-Santa Cruz Action
Date Friday June 23
Time 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
Near corner of Pacific Ave. and Cooper St. (in front of O’Neill Surf Shop)
110 Cooper St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Type Protest
Organizer/Author End Solitary, Santa Cruz
End Solitary-Santa Cruz

End solitary confinement and sleep deprivation torture, the Prison Industrial Complex, mass incarceration, mass criminalization, and crimmigration.

Join us on the 23rd of every month to end solitary confinement (for the 23+ hours a day people in solitary are in their cells). The U.N. prohibits over 15 consecutive days in solitary confinement.

12:30-2 pm, Friday June 23, 2017, Sunday July 23, and 23rd of every month

Raquel Estrada will speak. Her husband is one of at least 39 men who went on Hunger Strike on May 25 at Old Folsom State Prison Administrative Segregation Unit (solitary) in Represa, CA.

Tell officials: Meet their human rights demands. Do not retaliate against them.
Sample script, contact info, demands and grievances, updates, & media release @
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/

Readers’ Theater * * * Take action
Please share, like, invite, and indicate going on facebook: @EndSolitarySantaCruz

End sleep deprivation torture of people in CA solitary units

Ordered to “prevent suicide,” guards doing “security/welfare checks” jar people awake
every 30 minutes night and day in isolation units throughout California prisons.

Sleep deprivation increases the risk of suicide and causes extreme mental and physical harm. This is torture.

People need compassionate care, rehabilitation, and restorative justice, not the torture of solitary confinement and sleep deprivation.

Take Action to End Torture

 Call and email to SUPPORT HUNGER STRIKERS at Old Folsom State Prison

 Write a letter to END SLEEP DEPRIVATION TORTURE of people in CA solitary units: prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com; “Take Action” sidebar: “Security/Welfare Checks”

 Donate to SUPPORT Family UNIty Bus Trips to Pelican Bay State Prison! For more information, contact Dolores Canales: dolores@prisonerswithchildren. org, dol1canales [at] gmail.com, 714-290-9077, California Families Against Solitary Confinement, donate online @ familyunitynetwork.org

 Promote the AGREEMENT TO END HOSTILITIES across racial/ethnic & geographic lines
https://prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/agreementtoendhostilities_engspan.pdf

Readers’ Theater Video & Script Available
Voices from Solitary: CA Prisoner Human Rights Movement 2011-2016
youtube: Solitary Confinement | Readers Theater | Temple Beth El 2016
lucaswolfvideo (Lucas Guilkey [at] lucasguilkey.com)
Script is available for you to perform. Email kohenet [at] sbcglobal.net with subject line: request script.

Websites
on facebook: @EndSolitarySantaCruz & Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity
Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com/
Together to End Solitary (nationwide) togethertoendsolitary.org/
California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC), familyunitynetwork.org

#STOPsolitary #together


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