October 1, 2016: According to the Free Alabama Movement, Holman guards quit en masse. One guard is quoted as saying, "We’re tired of them playing games with y’all and our lives. It doesn’t make any sense. You be safe Lil Brother."
September 26, 2016: Amidst consistent organized and spontaneous rebellion by prisoners, an entire shift of correctional officers skip work, forcing the warden and director of prisons to hand out trays and otherwise run the facility. According to the Free Alabama Movement, at
September 9, 2016: Prisoners refuse to go to work, specifically stopping operations in the kitchen and the facility's tag plant. Reports from prisoners state that officers are performing prison labor duties, while prisoners sleep in and read during a lock-down.
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
May 1-11, 2016: In solidarity with Texas prisoners, and in response to ADOC plan to build four "mega prisons" to quell rebellions, Free Alabama Movement calls for a strike and action at the state legislature. The ADOC budget request fails on the second day of the strike,
April 18-20, 2014: Following the January action, FAM spokespeople attempt to announce statewide strike through media outreach. Pre-emptive transfers and isolation of strike leaders stunts participation.
January 1-8, 2014: The Free Alabama Movement goes public with a work-stoppage against unpaid labor, sanitation issues and overcrowding. The protest lasts several days. According to the Free Alabama Movement, all of the 2,400 prisoners at both Holman and St Clair facilities