NEXT MONTHLY CAIC MEETING: Tuesday, June 27, 6 pm, Correctional Association of NY, 22 Cortland Street, NYC. Call-in: 712-432-1212; Code 318-838-798. All are welcome!


Friday, June 23:

  • New York City: 2-5 pm in Washington Square Park, CAIC will join the Audre Lorde Project, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, and others at the annual Trans Day of Action, with information on the isolation and abuse faced by transgender individuals held in New York’s prisons and jails–and how to help end it.  All are welcome to join us!
  • Ithaca5 pm, Vigil outside the Tompkins County Public Library,101 E. Green St., in partnership with Amnesty International group 73 and the Ithaca Prisoner Justice Network
  • Nassau County6:30 pm, Vigil at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, 48 Shelter Rock Rd., in Manhasset
  • Suffolk County3 pm, Rally at Islip Town Hall, 655 Main St., in Islip
  • LIVETWEET at the events, using #HALTsolitary and @NYGovCuomo 

Sunday, July 23: 

  • New York City: CAIC Annual Picnic in the Park! Save the date and check back for more details.

Join us the 23rd of every month in the struggle to end solitary confinement (in recognition of the 23 hours or more per day people spend in solitary). Hold an action in your area next month! Contact Victor for more information or help planning an event:

And call Gov Cuomo: 518-474-8390 & your NY legislators to ask them to end torture in NY and support the HALT Solitary Confinement Act. Find your legislators here. Also, LIVETWEET: #HALTSolitary and @NYGovCuomo

SEND UPDATES AND PICTURES: A reminder that if you have a confirmed upcoming event re solitary or have pictures from a past event – for the 23rd of the month action or any CAIC event – please email:;;;; so the info can be shared on all of the various CAIC platforms.


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