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Quick Actions to Support #HALTsolitary

Here are a few things you can do to help the #HALTsolitary campaign today!


1) CALL SENATE LEADER ANDREA STEWART-COUSINS: (518) 455-2585 / (914) 423-4031. Tell her: “I’m a New Yorker. I’m calling to thank you for your ongoing support of the HALT Solitary Confinement Act, S.1623 / A.2500. A majority of the Senate now supports HALT. I urge you to being HALT to a vote and pass it—AS IS—immediately so we can end this torture. People are suffering and we can wait no longer!”

2) CALL ASSEMBLY SPEAKER CARL HEASTIE: (518) 455-3791 / (718) 654-6539. Tell him: “I’m a New Yorker. I’m calling to thank you for your ongoing support of the HALT Solitary Confinement Act, S.1623 / A.2500. A majority of the Senate now supports HALT. I urge you to being HALT to a vote and pass it—AS IS—immediately so we can end this torture. People are suffering and we can wait no longer!” 

3) CALL GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO: (518) 474-8390. Say: “I am a New Yorker. I oppose solitary confinement. We need to end its use in New York’s prisons and jails. I support the HALT Solitary Confinement Act (S.1623 / A.2500) and urge you to get behind the HALT Act now.”

4) TWEET TO ELECTED OFFICIALS: Dear @NyGovCuomo @AndreaSCousins @CarlHeastie: “I support the HALT Solitary Confinement Act because… NY must end this torture now. #HALTsolitary @nycaic [Other tweets: New York’s injustice system needs fundamental transformation: #dismantleininjustice, #HALTsolitary, #FreeOurElders, #FREEnewyork, JusticeRoadmapNY.org]

5) WRITE A MEMO OF SUPPORT: Have any group you are part of write a memo of support for HALT, explaining why your group supports. Email caicadvocacyday@gmail.com with a memo, any questions on how to put it today!

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