August 9 – September 23, 2018 (exact dates uncertain): Prisoner members of the group United Kings Against Genocidal Environments (KAGE) engaged in a hunger strike at California State Prison, Los Angeles County in response to the call for a National Prison Strike. One source reports that the strike lasted four weeks.
One prisoner, Heriberto “Sharky” Garcia, engaged in a hunger strike at California State Prison, Sacramento also in response to the national call. Sharky shot a video of himself refusing a burrito, which supporters shared on social media. Garcia can be heard saying, “Burritos or not, not eating today. Protest. I’m hunger striking right now.”