Stop Solitary Confinement of Youth

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It’s practically torture and we’re doing it to our youth?

Every day across the country, young people (as young as 13) are held in solitary confinement with almost no human contact for days or months at a time.

Solitary can amount to torture, and the consequences can be devastating for children because they are still developing – that's why we must stop this cruel practice.

Which is why we’ve joined with the Student Alliance for Prison Reform (SAPR) and launched a campaign to pressure the Attorney General to ban solitary confinement for youth in federal custody.

Please watch the video, sign and share with your friends and family.

Add your voice to the call for justice now – let's make sure that the Attorney General can't ignore this issue any longer.


Click here to find out more about the Student Alliance for Prison Reform, a national organization mobilizing young people around the country to work in prison education and reform.

On April 6-10, young people on campuses around the country will be speaking out against juvenile solitary. For more info on these events, click here to check out their Facebook page.

Want to take action with your organization or campus? Click here to download our activism toolkit!

  • The Student Alliance for Prison Reform
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To the Attorney General:

We urge you to ban the solitary confinement of youth held in federal custody.


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