URGENT! US Senate to hold hearing on use of Solitary Confinement. Support Needed to get Prisoners’ Family Members to the hearing.
URGENT! US Senate to hold hearing on use of Solitary Confinement.
Support Needed to get Prisoners’ Family Members to the hearing.
Saturday, March 8th 2014
International Women’s Day Event
Women Against Repression & Occupation:
Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War
1:30-6:30pm, Tabernacle United Church 3700 Chestnut St. W Philly All welcome!
Featuring Ursula Rucker, Ganou, Ill Fated Natives, Brianna Cash, Verbatum Jones, Kenny Sullivan, Emmett Drueding, Tot Metz "Yellow", Jacqueline Constance, music by Kayin
Children’s activities, food, action tables, door prizes… Video commemoration of March 8, 1971 FBI Break-in
End Long Term Solitary Confinement Support the Prisoner-led Movement and their Family Members
Following the historic hunger and work strike by over 30,000 incarcerated people in California prisons, California legislators committed to hold a series of hearings to investigate and work to end the conditions of solitary confinement.
Wilshire Blvd betw Alvarado & Park View, LA 90057
Metro: Westlake/MacArthur Park
Will include concert, speakout, people’s art show, children’s activities, food and more… All welcome.
About 20 people, mainly women of color, braved the cold to join Carolyn Hill outside the Department of Human Services in lighting candles for loved ones we are separated from this holiday season due to the foster care system, prison system, immigration policies, poverty, war… Ms Hill’s nieces were taken from her care by DHS because she lacked a GED. This is her second Christmas without them, and they without her. It was announced that Kimberly Rivera has been freed from prison and reunited with her newborn and family for the holidays.
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Great article in The Guardian: International Women's Day: In defence of feminist dissent
More Guardian articles
Choose your favourite Selma James quote on YouTube
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
Other countries we work with (so far...)
Letter from Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate to the Global Women's Strike in support of Margaretta D'ArcyIreland Tue 11th Mar 14
Guyana Tue 11th Mar 14
Mon 10th Mar 14
UK Mon 3rd Mar 14
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