Sunday, July 24, 2011

California Prisoner Hunger Strike Action in Sacramento Carpool information

On Monday, 7/25 from noon-4pm in Sacramento, family members, community based organizations, and community members from around the state are mobilizing to support the ongoing California Prisoner Hunger Strike!

* Meet in Sacramento at Fremont Park (on 15th St., b/w Q & P Streets) @ 11:30 a.m.

* March to CDCR headquarters (1515 S. Street) and rally from noon-2pm.

* March to State Building to deliver organizational letter to Governor Jerry Brown's office from 2-4pm.

*Please note that this will be a PEACEFUL, non-arrestable action.

Please take the time to forward this email to all of your contacts, and continue to call CDCR and Governor Brown demanding more humane treatment of prisoners across California.

For more information, please check the Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Blog or call (510) 444-0484.

BAY AREA Ride-share: Meet at West Oakland BART at 9:30am, rides will be leaving at 10 a.m. If you have a car & want to offer rides, or if you need a ride, please contact Lisa Roellig:lisaroellig@ 415-238-1801 (cell).

Write & Call Governor Jerry Brown and your elected officials and urge them to pressure the CDCR to negotiate with the prisoners and honor their demands!:

Governor Jerry Brown, State Capitol, Suite 1173, Sacramento, CA 95814, Phone: (916) 445-2841. Send Gov Brown emails: l/mail.php

To look up your state legislature:

Sample Script for Phone Calls:

“Hi my name is _________ and I live your district. I’m calling about the statewide prisoner hunger strike that began at Pelican Bay. I support the prisoners & their reasonable “five core demands.” I am alarmed by the rapidly deteriorating medical conditions of the hunger strikers & the inaction of the CDCR. I urge you to visit the hunger strikers, and make sure the CDCR negotiates with the prisoners and the outside mediation team the prisoners have approved, immediately & in good faith, before prisoners are force-fed or even die. Thank you.”

“My name is _____. I support the reasonable “five core demands” of the hunger striking prisoners. I urge you to become involved or to direct Secretary Cate to negotiate with the prisoners immediately & in good faith. During this crisis and afterward, the prisoners' human and civil rights must be respected. Thank you.”

Make Calls and Write Letters to:

Secretary Matthew Cate, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, 1515 S Street, Sacramento 95814, Phone: (916) 323-6001

CDCR Public Affairs Office: (916)445-4950

Public safety committee website:

PBSP Warden Greg Lewis: 707-465-1000 x 9040; and Ombudsman Ralyn Conner: 916-324-6123

IF BUSY, please Call The Public Safety Committee:

Senator Loni Hancock - (Chair), Capitol Office Phone: (916) 651-4009, District Office Phone: (510) 286-1333

Senator Joel Anderson- (Vice Chair), Capitol Office Phone: (916) 651-4036, El Cajon District Office Phone: (619) 596-3136, Temecula District Office phone: (916) 651-4036

Senator Roderick Wright: Capitol office Phone: (916) 651-4025, District Office Phone:(310) 412-0393, Long Beach District Office: (562) 427-1028

Public Safety Standing Committee of Assembly

Tom Ammiano (Chair), (415) 557-3013, (916)319-2013

Steve Knight- (Vice Chair), (916) 319-2036, (661) 267-7636, (760) 843-8045

Call Out Terry Thornton on her lies! , 916-324-4590...


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