Georgia State Prison, Reidsville, Georgia
Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison, Jackson, Georgia
August, 2018 (exact dates uncertain)
According to the prisoner group Jailhouse Lawyers Speak (JLS), prisoners in at least two facilities in Georgia participate in the national prison strike. They state that “strike numbers are not yet strong enough to shut down a prison.”
JLS claims participation at the Georgia State Prison in Reidsville, Georgia and the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison in Jackson, Georgia.
On September 9, supporters in Atlanta drop banners over the freeway in support of the strike.
Also on September 9, supporters hold a protest at the Dekalb Jail, near Atlanta:
Prison Slavery #August 21 (@slaveryprison), August 29, 2018. Georgia @JailLawSpeak (JLS) members are able to confirm strike and boycott activities in their state prisons. JLS members in Georgia says their strike numbers are not yet strong enough to shut down a prison. EVERYONE counts in this strike #august21strike #burntheprisons. [Tweet].
“Prison strike updates week 3,” Incarcerated Workers, September 6, 2018.
“Banner drop in solidarity with Georgia State Prison strikers,” Its Going Down, September 2018.