Youth Together Film Screening of "Greensboro: Closer to the Truth" & Community Panel Discussion

When:  Thursday, February 18th, 2010 6:00-10:00 (Movie Starts at 7:00pm)
Where: First Congregational Church of Oakland

2501 Harrison Street, Oakland, CA 94612

Dear Friends and Supporters,

This is a completely grassroots effort, funded entirely by family and friends, so the work needs to be a volunteer offering.

You may already be familiar with the situation:

Call to Action: stop criminal checks for MA prison visitors


All Friends & Family of Massachusetts Prisoners Will Be Investigated as Condition of Visitation.  There's More! 
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Patrick Administration to Expand C.O.R.I. (Criminal Checks) to Thousands, Despite Pro-Reform Stance

Stop legitimizing human rights abusers!

KPCC reports on the riots at Chino prison

Starting in late September, KPCC posed questions about the challenges the state, the prison workforce and the inmate population will face as state prisons undergo significant changes this year – rehab and education programs are getting cut, there are court orders to reduce the prison population and improve medical care. 

Two innocent men imprisoned for 40 years

--> The "Omaha Two:" Victimized by COINTELPRO Injustice - by Stephen Lendman

After a two week April 1971 trial and four days of deliberation, an 11 white/one black member jury convicted Mondo we Langa (formerly David Rice) and Edward Poindexter for the bombing murder of police officer Larry Minard on August 17, 1970. Both men denied involvement, and ever since consistently maintained their innocence, insisting they were framed. Supporters agree, including Amnesty International that declared them political prisoners, and no wonder.

Jeff "Free" Luers RELEASED!

Congratulations and welcome home Jeff!

Jeff Luers, who was sentenced to more than 22 years for burning SUVs in Eugene, has been released from prison. Kristian Foden-Vencil reports:

In 2000, Luers and Craig Marshall set fire to three big cars at a Eugene dealership to protest excessive consumption -- and to make a statement about global warming.

FREE Margaret Moore after 30 years of imprisonment

Petition to Free Margaret Moore

To: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (Governor State of California)



Help us organize the 10th annual Calls from Home radio program for
prisoners and their families.  Get involved with using the power of
radio to connect families and to speak to those behind bars of our
nation's prisons.

Call us toll-free at 877-518-0606 (sing a song, read a poem, and speak from the heart to those incarcerated.)

Reinstatement of 'Green Wall ' State Prison guards gang

11/24/09    A California state appeals board has now ordered reinstatement of eight correctional officers who were fired from Salinas Valley State Prison in the wake of revelations about a rogue gang of guards known as the 'Green Wall'.


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