Tag Archive: prison

Oct 13

EPOCA’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

Come and celebrate ten years of action with EPOCA! Saturday, October 25, 2014  6 – 8 p.m.  Commemorate these past ten years with us in a night to remember  of tasty food, fun, music and discussion with your friends and family Hosted by our friends and allies in the campaign for Jobs NOT Jails: Mass Incarceration …

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Apr 20

Jobs Not Jails

In Solidarity with Jobs not Jails $2 billion for JOBS, not JAILS! The Patrick Administration has estimated that, if current criminal justice policies are not changed dramatically, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will have to spend $2 billion in the next seven years, to build 10,000 new prison units, as well as $150 million more each …

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Apr 03

Jobs Not Jails – Community Town Hall Forum Sat. April 5

JOBS NOT JAILS Community Town Hall Forum Sat. April 5th 2pm-4pm at Freedom House in Grove Hall, 14 Crawford St. www.JobsNotJails.org (STAY TUNED PANEL TO BE ANNOUNCED) Download flyer here (PDF) jnj flyer via http://blackstonian.com/info/2014/03/jobs-not-jails-community-town-hall-forum-sat-april-5/

Jan 24

Film Screening: The House I Live In

RSVP via FB Film Screening: The House I Live In Sundance 2012 Winner Grand Jury Prize Documentary Executive Producers: Danny Glover, John Legend & Russell Simmons Monday Feb. 11, 2013 @ Hibernian Hall 184 Dudley St. (Dudley Sq.) Roxbury 6:30 pm Doors Open 7:00 pm Screening 8:00 pm Q&A Discussion with Special Guests Dir. Eugene …

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Oct 07

10/10 Rally to End All Hostilities in CA Prisons : Youth Stand in Solidarity

[important]http://www.facebook.com/events/121279881355669/[/important]MORE INFO California Prisoners Make Historic Call to End Hostilities between Racial Groups in California Prisons & Jails! Oakland- Prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Unit (SHU) have announced a push to end all hostilities between racial groups within California’s prisons and jails. The handwritten announcement was sent to prison Advocacy organizations. It …

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Feb 03

Blackstonian “3 Strikes” Special Edition

stopthreestrikes.org The Blackstonian has begun distributing tens of thousands of copies of a special edition focusing on the proposed “3 Strikes” Habitual Offender Legislation. This special edition features commentary from, Prof. Charles Ogletree (Harvard), Prof. James Jennings (Tufts), NAACP / NEAC, ACLU of Mass, Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM), Coalition for Effective Public Safety (CEPS), Ben Thompson …

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Nov 10

Kill The Bill! Stop 3 Strikes Law in MA. Rally Nov. 10 – 11AM

Kill The Bill! Stop 3 Strikes Law in MA. Rally Nov. 10 – 11AM Stop 3-Strikes Law! Stop revolving prison door! ACT NOW! KILL THE BILL S.2054 The Massachusetts Senate is debating a bill that would have disastrous impacts on the State. If S.2054 passes, the following would happen: 1. Massachusetts would institute the worst, …

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