Stop Torture RI Coalition

After three ACI suicides in as many months, activists call for end to solitary confinement

BY: - May 10, 2023

PROVIDENCE — Brian Rodenas had just one year left on his six-year sentence at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) in Cranston when he was placed in an isolated cell in March. “Don’t worry, I’m fine. I’m still coming home next year,” he wrote to his mother Elizabeth DePina on March 15. “That is my promise […]