Sat, Sept 21st: When the Punishment IS a Crime: A Forum on Solitary Confinement (Philadelphia)

More than 80,000 people in the US are held in solitary confinement, often for months or years, some for more than 25 years.

Hear from people with a long experience organizing against solitary confinement. Learn what is being done to stop this and what YOU can do!

Refreshments and childcare provided.


Ojore Lutalo, former political prisoner in solitary confinement for 20 years
Bonnie Kerness, American Friends Service Committee
Theresa Shoatz, daughter of political prisoner, Russell Maroon Shoatz
Vikki Law, author of Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women

Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, 1-4pm
Yarnell Auditorium, Germantown Friends School
31 W Coulter Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19144

Sponsored by the Working Group on Mass Incarceration of the Germantown Monthly Meeting and the Global Women’s Strike