SWASC Priorities Moving Forward

So far, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care has ignored SWASC’s request in its petition asking NCCHC to demand mandates (rather than guidelines) in its Position Statement on Solitary Confinement. SWASC is working on next steps…

Willow Katz, CA- We Will End the Torture!

Willow Katz, M.S., retired nutritionist/health educator, is a member of SWASC, California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC), Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition (PHSS), and End Solitary Santa Cruz County CA. Willow has…

Hellhole

by Atul Gawande Public support for or tolerance of solitary confinement in American prisons is the dark side of American exceptionalism. With little concern or demurral, we have consigned tens of thousands of our own citizens to conditions…