March to End Solitary to Stop in Cold Spring

The New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement will hold a teach-in at the First Presbyterian Church in Cold Spring at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 1, as part of the Alliance for Families of Justice’s March for Justice to Albany. The group will stay overnight at St. Mary’s parish hall.

The group is campaigning for the passage of a bill that would end solitary confinement in New York state prisons. See afj-ny.org. The march will continue on Sept. 2 to Newburgh.


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2 thoughts on “March to End Solitary to Stop in Cold Spring

  1. You have got to be kidding me! Count me out. Work one day behind the wall. It’s not like the movies. Take a tour of a real jail. Solitary housing unit (SHU) actually has more benefits than general population (GP), including tablets and phone calls.

  2. Until you work in a prison and have to find ways to deal with the population, don’t judge. Long-term isolation is detrimental, for sure, but sometimes short term does the trick to correct certain undesirable behaviors