The Prison University Project presents

Essays and Photographs of Students at San Quentin

An Exhibition at Alcatraz Island, Golden Gate National Recreation Area 

June 1, 2008-October 22, 2008 

The Band Practice Room, Main Cellhouse

Essays by Students in the San Quentin College Program; Photographs by Heather Rowley; Curated by Jennifer Scaife 

To purchase tickets, go to or call Alcatraz Cruises (415) 981-7625

California voters; VOTE NO on prop 9

CALIFORNIA VOTERS: read prop 9 carefully. It speaks to restricting any kind of early release for prisoners, as an amendment to the constitution. THIS LAW IS UNNECESSARY AND DANGEROUS!
not to mention inconceivably expensive!!!

Hanged man attempted suicide or prison scandal??

JUST SENT TO US FROM A MEMBER OF THIS SITE: Man in segregated unit attempts suicide; McNeil Island Corrections Center is covering up the fact that this is a direct result of Prison abuse and scandal not an attempted suicide.

FBI Raid on The Long Haul

From The Long Haul Website:
More than a dozen computers seized in questionable search

One of the Angola 3 Freed!




Albert Woodfox is a member of our prison advisory board, an ex-black panther who has spent over 30 years in solitary confinement.
U.S. District Judge James Brady issued a ruling on July 10th approving a
federal magistrate’s decision that Woodfox’s conviction should be
overturned because his previous defense lawyer failed to object to a
prosecutor’s testimony about a witness’ credibility.


read the article below:

Ex-Black Panther's murder conviction overturned -

Vigil Against Torture

Thursday June 26
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details:
Jeppesen Corporate Headquarters
225 W. Santa Clara St. #1600, San Jose

Vigil Against Torture at Jeppesen headquarters

Jeppesen is a San Jose company that profits from illegal kidnappings and torture. The company handles the logistics for the CIA's so-called "extraordinary rendition" flights -- torture flights.

Criminal Queers: A night of Performance, Protest and Abolition

Tuesday June 17
TIME: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details:
SomArts Cultural Center
934 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

“A History of Alcatraz Island” book signing

Greg Wellman, “A History of Alcatraz Island”
Book signing
San Francisco, June 20

For Immediate Release
June 6, 2008

Who: Greg Wellman, Junior Historian Wells Fargo Corporation,

Where: Barnes and Nobel 200 King St. in San Francisco from 6 to 8 pm.

Note: Greg Wellman is a Sacramento native currently a graduate student at California State University of Sacramento, Department of History/ Public History.

6/14- French Gourmet Bakers Against ICE


Saturday, 6/14, from 3:00-6:00 PM, at Christ Lutheran Church (4761 Cass St., Pacific Beach),

There will be a fundraiser for workers recently unconstitutionally detained by Immigration Customs and Enforcement at the French Gourmet Bakery. The families need our support, financial and political!

There will be food, speakers, and music. $5 minimum voluntary donation at the door, but $10, $20,

$100 or more is greatly appreciated.

Please pass the word out!!!

June 11: Cross Border Resistance: US, Mexico, and El Salvador

Join the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador and the Prisoners of Conscience Committee in screening segments of the controversial films "Hijos de la Guerra" and "Bastards of the Party" to explore connections between police violence and assassinations throughout the US, Mexico, and Central America historically and now, since the opening of the U.S. Police Training Academy in El Salvador in 2005.

followed by a bi-lingual panel discussion with:


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