Northeast Ohio Correctional Center, Youngstown, Ohio
August 12, 2014

Approximately 393 immigrant detainees refused to leave the recreation yard until the warden heard their demands. According to an incident report released by the prison, “The list of concerns were related to food, commissary prices, laundry/frequency of clothing exchange, recreation hours/equipment, library schedule, medical care and respect from staff (a specific correctional supervisor was named).”

Citations:

Report of prisoners’ protest shows series of events“, The Vindicator, August 22, 2014.

Food and health care issues behind Youngstown prison protest“, WFMJ, August 12, 2014.

Peaceful Inmate Protest Met with ‘Show of Force’ at Private Immigrant Prison in Ohio“, Prison Protest, August 22, 2014.

CCA’s Private Immigrant Prison in Ohio on Lockdown After Protests Over Prison Conditions“, Prison Protest, August 12, 2014.

Did CCA Try to Cover Up the Inmate Protest at Youngstown’s Private Prison?“, Prison Protest, August 13, 2014.