Archive for June 2019

2019

27

Jun

Food Strike at California State Prison, Corcoran

June 27, 2019: Approximately 1,000 prisoners in the prison’s 3C unit participated in a food strike where they refused trays.

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22

Jun

Protest at Minnesota Correctional Facility – Shakopee

June 22, 2019: According to the Industrial Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC), 100 of the 130 prisoners in the Anthony Unit of the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Shakopee wore blue to protest treatment of LGBTQ prisoners at the facility. The Shakopee prison is a women’s facility.

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03

Jun

Disturbance at Alder Conservation Camp, California

June 3, 2019: Three prisoners and one staff member were injured after what the California Department of Corrections called a “riot” at Alder Conservation Camp. While details remain unclear, about 40 prisoners reportedly participated in the disturbance at the camp that houses about 100 minimum security prisoners.

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