April 11- April 20, 2018: Prisoners launch a hunger strike in protest of a lockdown at the prison. According to prison officials, 50 prisoners refuse meals at the height of the 10 day hunger strike.
Dec 25, 2017 - Jan 3, 2018: At least 48 prisoners in the administrative segregation unit stage a hunger strike which, according to prison officials, relates to demands regarding recreation time, food portions and the temperature of the prison. Also according to prison
June 17, 2017: At least 12 prisoners rush a guard at their cell door and take control of the area beyond. After guards retake the block, prisoners express various grievances related to their housing arrangements and classification status.
January 26, 2017: About 65 prisoners take partial control of the prison by refusing to leave the recreation area and returning to their cells, in protest of the removal of a fellow prisoner. Guards respond with tear gas and forcible removals.
September 22 - October 1, 2016: One trans woman endures a hunger strike for more than a week to demand precedent-setting access to bras for protection, modesty during strip searches, and support during hormone therapy. Guards make threats and one guard suggests that the
September 9, 2016: Prisoners across seven facilities in Texas go on strike to protest their conditions of confinement, including unpaid prison labor, toxic water, mold, and excessive heat. With multiple prisons on lockdown and restrictions on both incoming and outgoing
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 21, 2016: At least 50 prisoners refused to comply with orders to return to their cells during a power outage caused by flooding. After prisoners protested for an hour, guards used chemical agents to subdue the protest and send three prisoners to the hospital for unknown
April 4-20, 2016: Prisoners call for a strike across Texas, spreading the word to the outside primarily through Incarcerated Worker's Organizing Committee (IWOC) networks. At least 4 prisons participate in the rolling work strikes. The announcement of the nationally
March 30, 2015 - (end date unknown): Around 78 detained immigrant mothers, most of whom were seeking asylum from Central American countries, signed a letter demanding their release and launched a work and hunger strike as well as a boycott of the facility.