Breaking Down the Box – The Harms of Systematic Use of Solitary Confinement

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Breaking Down the Box is a documentary that examines the mental health, racial justice and human rights implications of the systemic use of solitary confinement in U.S. prisons. It is a call to action for communities of faith to engage in the growing nationwide movement for restorative alternatives to isolated confinement that prioritize rehabilitation, therapeutic interventions, and recovery.

The 40-minute documentary was produced by filmmaker Matthew Gossage.

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