[Ppnews] Hungerstrike News, Day Nineteen - Write to the Strike Leaders!

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Tue Jul 19 10:44:11 EDT 2011

Write to the Strike Leaders!

Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition

In addition to 
the other ways people can support the hunger 
strike, it’s important for us to write letters of 
support to the strike leaders and everyone we 
know locked up in prison, so they know thousands 
of people outside prison support them and are 
working with them to win their demands.

Write letters to:
    * Todd Ashker C-58191
    * Sitawa N. Jamaa / s.n. Dewberry C-35671
    * Antonio Guillen P-81948
    * Lewis Powell B-59864
    * Paul Redd B-72683
    * Alfred Sandoval D-61000
    * Danny Troxell B-76578
    * James Williamson D-34288
    * Ronnie Yandell V-27927

PO Box 7500
Crescent City, CA 95532

here to download a postcard you can print and 
send to the hunger strike leaders and anyone you know locked up in prison

Recent Media Coverage

Here is a video of yesterday's demo showing the prisoner's demands.

strike: Prisoners' hunger strike in its third week
    * By Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times July 19, 2011
matter of life and death
    * by Dorsey Nunn, July 18, 2011 San Francisco Bay View
Are the Hunger Strikers? How Prisoners Land in Pelican Bay’s SHU
    * by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway, Solitary Watch July 18 2011
inmates on third week of hunger strike risk injury, death | 89.3 KPCC
    * by Julie Small, KPCC July 18, 2011
on California Hunger Strike 07/18 by Prison Reform Movement
    * Carol Leonard (Prison Reform Movement), Blog Talk Radio July 19 2011
is Organizing the California Prison Hunger Strike?
    * by Nathan Schneider, Sojourners July 18, 2011
strikes in California prisons: the human cost of incarceration
    * By Sue Thomas, International Observatory on 
Stability & Conflict July 18 2011
Strike: California Prison Inmates Protest Cruel and Unusual Conditions
    * by Kill Berkowitz, Buzzflash July 18, 2011
Strike Rally at CDCR Headquarters
    * Written by California NewsCape, Imperial 
Valley News Monday, 18 July 2011
Strike against Torture in California Prisons
    * By Marjorie Cohn, MWC News July 18 2011.
members, supporters push for Governor Brown to modify ‘cruel’ prison policies
    * Corey Moore, KPCC July 18, 2011
Gather To Support Inmate Hunger Strike - Sacramento News Story
    * 3 KCRA Sacramento, July 18, 2011
Drop in Solidarity with the Pelican Bay Hunger Strike
    * July 18, 2011 Philadelphia Independent Media Center
Bay Hunger Strike update
    * Rustbelt Radio, July 18 2011
Hunger Strike Enters Crisis Stage
    * Written by HurricaneDean, Dailycensored.com Jul 17, 2011
on the line at Pelican Bay
    * by Karen Stewart, July 18 freedetainees.org
Have Nothing to Gain By Eating
    * By David Swanson OpEdNews July 18
inmates on third week of hunger strike risk injury, death
    * Julie Small, 89.3 KPCC July 18
Bay Hunger Strike Continues as Prisoners Reject Proposal
    * By: Kevin Gosztola, Fire Dog Lake July 16, 2011
Hunger Strike Enters Crisis Stage
    * by Dean Walker, GroundReport July 17, 2011
Bay State Prison Hunger Strike: Response from the California Prison System
    * A long audio interview with CDCR's 
designated spindoctor Terry Thorton, July 14 2011
from yesterday's demo in Sacramento

Needless to say, a link to an article does not imply endorsement.

here for complete list of links to news articles since July 1.

Upcoming Events
(next 72 hours)

Tues, July 19th @ 8pm: Informational Update on 
the Hunger Strike and Radical Folk Music Show 
featuring Ryan Harvey. At Dry River Radical 
Resource Center 740 N.  Main Ave. Click 
<http://t.ymlp197.net/umhakayhwatajjmazahy/click.php>here for more info.

San Francisco
EVERY WEEKDAY at noon. California State Building, 
Van Ness and McAllister, San Francisco.

Thursday July 21st: Weekly vigil from 5-7pm in 
front of the Alameda County Courthouse – 1225 
Fallon St., near Lake Merritt bart station and downtown Oakland.

Santa Cruz
Tuesday, July 19 · 6:30pm - 9:30pm: discusssion 
and film: "Police State Oppression: From Malcolm 
X to Oscar Grant & the SHU" - Santa Cruz Barrios 
Unidos, 1817 Soquel Drive, Santa Cruz, CA

Rhode Island
Wed, July 20th: Fast/Rally (assuming the strikers 
haven’t had their demands met by then). organized 
by DARE (Direct Action for Rights and Equality). 
For more info, call: 401-351-6060

Freedom Archives
522 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

415 863-9977

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