A manual written by and for people living in control units. Download (PDF)
Through letters, poetry, and practical advice on surviving the miseries of solitary confinement, this book offers tips on mental, physical, and spiritual survival. Written by and for people living in control units, it was originally published in 1998. This fifth edition was released in 2012.
On Feb. 18, 2009, the Pew Hispanic Center issued a report on the ethnic composition of people caught up in the federal prison system. The Immigration Policy Center's Director, Angela Kelley, issued the following statement:
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.