Date: Sunday, 31 July 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Location: Southern California Library, 6120 S. Vermont Avenue, LA 90044
A Public Forum on and
Actor and Activist Danny Glover
Pierre Labossiere, Co-founder Haiti Action Committee
Robert Roth, Board member Haiti Emergency Relief Fund
Lidereibugu Garifuna Ensemble Drumming & Dance
The California prisoners’ strike has ended at Pelican Bay but continues at Corcoran State Prison Secure Housing Unit, CCI Tehachapi and Calpatria State Prisons.
Join us in showing support to these courageous partners, sons, brothers, fathers, who have organized a mass resistance to prison conditions in solitary confinement that impose sadism and torture. Some prisoners who remain on hunger strike are now in their fourth week.
IN SUPPORT OF
Bisexual/Trans/Queer organizations and individuals
Dear fellow LGBTQ,
Please sign and circulate the petition linked below asking the Georgia Board of Pardons and Parole to save Troy Davis ' life by commuting his sentence to life in prison. The petition is circulated by Color of Change which joins Amnesty International and NAACP in this appeal. The Global Women’s Strike and Payday men’s network have supported Troy Davis’ fight for justice since first learning of it some years ago, and have signed. Also below is an appeal from Troy Davis ' sister Martina Correia.
Co-ordinator of Global Women's Strike
Quoted in NY Times Op-Ed: Pay People to Cook at Home!
Speaking at The Life and Legacy of C.L.R. James Conference
In the Guardian: From welfare to wages, women fight back against the uncaring market
More Guardian articles
Listen to speak in Ireland: "How can women defeat austerity?"
Other countries we work with (so far...)
Sojourner Truth Radio
Margaret Prescod on Sojourner Truth Pacifica Radio, KPFK, Tuesdays.
News on US domestic & foreign policy. Cutting-edge interviews with women, people of color & others around the world.
KPFK's Margaret Prescod named Best Radio Personality - 2012 by OC Weekly!
Sojourner Truth website
UK Fri 17th May 13
Letter to The Guardian reporting on launch of petition 'Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.'UK Thu 16th May 13
Messages of support to launch of petition Invest in a caring society. A living wage for mothers and other carers.UK Thu 16th May 13
Mon 13th May 13
USA Sat 11th May 13