Stop Solitary for Kids held a campaign launch event at the National Press Club on April 19, 2016. To watch the launch event, click here. You can view photographs of the event below.

Our speakers addressed the systemic impact of solitary confinement, its personal impact on the lives of youth and families, and the perspectives of correctional administrators. The event highlighted effective strategies to eliminate solitary and specific examples of success.

To read more about the campaign, see coverage by National Public Radio, the Juvenile Justice Information ExchangeHuffington Post, the Chronicle of Social Change, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Indy Star, Human Rights Watch, and The Crime Report.