Outdoors, day. A prison watchtower separated by a wired fence. The camera is close up on the fence.

Mass Incarceration’s Dystopia Gets Even Worse: Harvesting Organs and Co-Opting Radical Language

Content warning: incarceration, enslavement, white supremacy, experimentation on adults and children, family separation, death from medical neglect, medical industrial complex, prison industrial complex, trauma, state violence   In 1949, an incarcerated white man in Sing-Sing Correctional Facility named Louis Boy
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Ban Solitary

In our state’s prisons, people are being locked away in harsh conditions and deprived of human contact for months, sometimes years, in conditions the global community has deemed torture. SB 5413 aims to align Washington State with international standards and ban solitary confinement past 15 days.
A row of inmates move down a walkway. Several are in wheelchairs. Another uses a walker.

VIDEO: Washington’s Greying Prisons and the Need for Geriatric Review

This video explores the need for post-conviction review legislation for aging prisoners in the state of Washington.

VIDEO: Colorado Division of Youth Corrections (DYC)

Xavier Long recounts their experience as well as witnessing acts of abuse and violence while in the custody of Colorado Division of Youth Corrections (DYC).  While at DYC, they experienced various forms of restraint, such as the WRAP and pain…
A view of a single-occupancy prison cell through the metal bars. Inside is a bed, toilet, and sink.

Sharing My Truth About Incarceration with Mental Health Disabilities

Trigger warning: this post discusses mental illness, suicide, abuse, violence, and incarceration. My name is Eldorado Fleetwood Cadillac Brown. I was raised in a broken home household while battling mental illnesses that doctors continuously prescribed medications for. The traumatic events
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VIDEO: On The Outs: Reentry for Inmates with Disabilities

On The Outs follows three inmates with various disabilities, including vision impairment, brain injury, and mental illness, through all stages of the reentry process. The documentary depicts each person’s experience at three points: in prison prior to release, on their…