This Toolkit is intended to guide youth correctional administrators in changing cultures that rely on isolation of juveniles as a behavior management tool. It provides tips for enacting reforms and highlights examples of states that have reduced their use of
This Right on Crime report provides a brief history and overview of the current use of segregation in Louisiana.
This article focuses on best practices for the use of segregation for juveniles.
This Vera Institute of Justice video outlines ways the organization partners with corrections agencies to reduce their reliance on restrictive housing.
This report by the Unlock the Box campaign, based on research and analysis by Solitary Watch and presented by The Raben Group, details a reported 500% increase in the use of solitary confinement in U.S. correctional facilities during the COVID-19
This National Commission of Correctional Health Care resource page features webinars and presentations on managing the coronavirus outbreak in correctional settings.
This guidance provides an updated set of recommendations for COVID-19 response in prisons and jails from Amend and UC Berkeley.
This guidance document from Amend outlines the fundamental differences between “solitary confinement,” “quarantine,” and “medical isolation” and provides steps correctional agencies can take to ensure people separated for medical purposes do not live in punitive conditions.
This Falcon Inc. webinar provides a summary of the epidemiology of COVID-19 and steps corrections agencies can take to prioritize the well-being of staff and incarcerated people during the coronavirus pandemic.
This MASS Design report provides design strategies for ways to make carceral environments healthier during and after the coronavirus pandemic.
This memo provides suggestions to jails for managing the impacts of COVID-19—in part, based on current CDC recommendations.