Eureka, Oakland, Santa Cruz, SoCal observe one-year anniversary July 8

A year ago on July 8th, over 30,000 people inside the California prisons began a hunger strike to bring an end to the state’s use of indefinite solitary confinement. Whether you’re in Eureka, the Bay Area, Santa Cruz or Southern California, please join us as we hold statewide events commemorating the courage of the hunger strikers and push forward to bring an end to the torture of solitary confinement and meet the five core demands.

Eureka/Humboldt:
Folks heading to Crescent City in the morning.  Solidarity and Hunger Strike Commemoration Rally across from Pelican Bay State Prison at 12:00pm (noon). *
Please contact Verbena for rideshare or other info at (707) 442-7465 or peoplesarc@gmail.com. Hosted by Peoples’ Action for Rights and Community.

Oakland:
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11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Oscar Grant Plaza; lunchtime rally, hosted by California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (CFASC) (more info here)
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6:00–8:00 p.m. Alan Blueford Center for Justice, 2434 Telegraph Ave. (Vigil & Procession to 27th and Telegraph at 8:00 p.m.) (more info here)

Santa Cruz:
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6:30–8:30 p.m. at the Santa Cruz Clocktower (Water & Pacific Ave.) Hosted by Sin Barras. (more info here)

Los Angeles:
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11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 300 S. Spring St. Hosted by CFASC. (more info here)

San Bernardino:
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6:00 p.m. Vigil, Perris Hills Park 1135 E Highland Ave. Hosted by CFASC. (more info here)

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