CALL to ACTION - HALT Solitary Confinement Act

The Call to Action Anti-Racism and Justice Committee has chosen to work on reform of solitary confinement in New York State prisons and jails. The New York State Catholic Conference also supports the reform of solitary confinement. Please see the Memorandum of Support below, especially the quote from Bishop Scharfenberger. Please join the NYS Catholic Conference and our Bishop in supporting the HALT bill. For additional information please go to the Call to Action website at:

An additional resource is Breaking Down the Box, a film featuring the voices of those directly impacted by Human Isolation created and filmed by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture NRCAT & features National Councilmembers of INC 

Halt Solitary Confinement Memorandum of Support

Halt Solitary Confinement Act