September 9, 2016: Prisoners at two county jails in Merced engage in a mass hunger strike and work stoppage. Family members outside go on hunger strike and organize support via the FB group Live Free Merced.
September 9, 2016: Three women prisoners refuse to go to their jobs in the library at the Washington Correctional Center for Women in Gig Harbor, Washington and are transferred to segregation.
September 9, 2016: The strike called for and supported by multiple prisoner and support organizations kicks off on the 45th anniversary of the Attica Uprising. Dozens of facilities experience some kind of disturbance or lockdown. Accurate numbers are difficult to gather
September 8 - 11, 2016: As part of the 2016 nationally coordinated prisoner strike, at least two prisoners attacked guards while others went on hunger strike.
September 8, 2016: While the facility is on lockdown to prevent strike participation, a prisoner assaults three staff members.
September 7-12, 2016: Kicking the September 9 strike off early, 400 prisoners at Holmes Correctional rebel, damaging nearly every dorm in the facility. Several hundred more prisoners participate in disruptions and work stoppages in other facilities across northern Florida.