Facing Race: A National Conference in St. Louis, MO — November 20-22, 2024

How to Organize a Hunger Strike in Detention Center

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Saturday, 11/19
2:15 pm to 3:45 pm

In 2015 after the death of Jose de Jesus in Eloy Detention Center, over 200 inmates organized a hunger strike. Simultaneously a rally was being held outside by families of detainees. This breakout session will go over the process, strategy, and consequences of hunger strike while in detention / prison.