Year: 2021

Judge Rules CDCR Inflicted Cruel and Unusual Punishment on San Quentin Incarcerated People During Massive COVID Outbreak

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A judge has ruled California prison officials inflicted cruel and unusual punishment on inmates at San Quentin State Prison as a massive COVID-19 outbreak infected more that 2,600 prisoners and staff in the summer of 2020. Marin County Superior Court Judge Geoffrey Howard made a final ruling in the case against the […]

Habeas Survey Public Report

Following the Habeas evidentiary hearing, #StopSanQuentinOutbreak Coalition launched a mail-in survey designed to gather thoughts and direction from people incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison to continue our demands for decarceration. Insights from this survey help us understand the current conditions of confinement at San Quentin State Prison one year since the height of the […]

#StopSanQuentinOutbreak Graphic Timeline

During this one-year anniversary of the prison transfer that led to the horrendous COVID-19 outbreak at San Quentin State Prison, artist Orlando Smith (currently incarcerated at SQ) illustrated this timeline tracking the outbreak at San Quentin and statewide organizing in response calling for urgent releases. Orlando Smith is an illustrated journalist, whose work has been […]

Interfaith Movement for Human Rights Vigil

On May 30th 2020, Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity (IM4HI) hosted a vigil to commemorate the one-year anniversary since the transfer from CIM to San Quentin that led to the horrific COVID-19 outbreak. Loved ones, formerly incarcerated community members, and faith leaders to call for releases and to remember the over 200 incarcerated people across […]

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