Solitary Confinement in Virginia

Monday, December 3, 2012

Solitary Confinement in Virginia

The Arlington chapter of Amnesty International invites you to a program about prolonged solitary confinement in Virginia.

Join us at the auditorium of the main library in Arlington, 1015 N. Quincy St, from 7pm to 8:30 pm on Monday, December 3.

Learn about how, where, and why solitary confinement is used in Virginia, how it affects inmates and their families, why you should care, and what advocacy is being done around the issue and how you can participate.

Speakers include:

  • Heather Rice, Director of U.S. Prisons Policy and Program for the National Religious Campaign Against Torture,
  • Virginia State Delegate Patrick Hope (D-Arlington), Chair of the Progressive Caucus in the House of Delegates, and
  • Abigail Turner of the Legal Aid Justice Center in Charlottesville.

The event is co-sponsored by the Washington Region Religious Campaign Against Torture and SALT (Social Action Linking Together.

The library is metro-accessible (Ballston or Virginia Square station). Free parking is available at the library and in nearby public garages. Light refreshments will be served. Call 703-627-6482 if you have questions.

Join Amnesty International Local Group 159.

Event time: 7pm

Auditorium of the main library in Arlington
1015 N. Quincy St
Arlington, VA 22201
United States