Sept. 9 Nationwide Prisoner Strike Day 45 Years After Attica Rebellion

Via ItsGoingDown.org: “We are not beasts and we do not intend to be beaten or driven as such… What has happened here is but the sound before the fury of those who are oppressed.” – L. D. Barkley,… Read More

To EPA: Prisoner Populations Key to Environmental Justice Action Plan

  Via the Human Rights Defense Center   Washington, D.C. – The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC) submitted a public comment to the Environmental Protection Agency today that provides input on the agency’s final draft of the EJ… Read More

Earth Watch: Panagioti Tsolkas from the Human Rights Defense Center

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Panagioti Tsolkas. Tsolkas works at Human Rights Defense Center in November 2014, coordinating community outreach efforts and volunteer involvement. He also directs HRDC’s Prison Ecology Project, which maps the connections between mass incarceration and… Read More