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May 12, 20221
Contact: Jessica Sandoval
(202) 251-6572

December 23, 2021
Contact: Jessica Sandoval
(202) 251-6572

November 18, 2021
Contact: Jessica Sandoval
(202) 251-6572

Legislative Round-Up 2021

In 2021, the Unlock the Box campaign and its partners supported legislation at the federal and state levels to end solitary. Check out our progress!

WPFW: End Solitary Now!

Unlock The Box was featured on WPFW's radio show, Monday Morning QB.

June 15, 2020
Contact: Madeline Bronstein

Letter to the CDC

September 24, 2020
Contact: Christopher Gray

January 15, 2021
Contact: Sharon Han,
(213) 220-9917

Unlock The Box was featured on NPR's All Things Considered.

Johnny Perez

Johnny Perez used prayer to survive the torture of solitary. Today he leads faith leaders and solitary survivors like himself in ending the torture of solitary confinement.

Laura Nicks

Laura Nicks is a trailblazer, a no-nonsense Erin Brokovich of prison reform whose work has led to sweeping legislative reform throughout Arkansas’s criminal justice system. She’s a fierce advocate who believes in second chances because, for her, the hope of a second chance is what kept her alive during the darkest time of her life.

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