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State Campaigns


Join the Movement to End Torture in Your Backyard

NRCAT supports state and local campaign partners to educate the faith community about the use of torture in U.S. prisons, jails and detention centers. People of faith are joining together to mobilize to end its use.

Learn more below about efforts in the following states below.

California New Jersey
Colorado New York
Florida Oregon
Illinois Pennsylvania
Louisiana Texas
Maine Virginia
Maryland Wisconsin

If you have questions or comments
about any of the state campaigns above or about starting a campaign in another state, please contact Rev. Laura Markle Downton, NRCAT's Director of U.S. Prisons Policy & Program, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Start a State Campaign
Not from the above states? The first step is educating people of faith about the severe harm caused by solitary confinement. The second step is mobilizing the faith community to advocate against its use. Visit our start a state campaign web-page to learn more.

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