Urgent Mobilization: SHU Hunger Strike Support Rally on Thursday in Sacramento


If you are able to come down to 1515 S Street (See Flyer) and participate in the rally prior to, during, or even after the meeting – and support the hunger strikers see below for additional information! The rally will be outside of CDCR headquarters!

Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 3pm

In Sacramento @ CDCR

Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity’s mediation team received word yesterday that the CDCR (CA Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation) will meet with the mediation team and family member representatives on Thursday at CDCR Headquarters in Sacramento to discuss the CDCR’s proposed regulation changes on SHU (Security Housing Unit) placement. Legislative aides from the State Assembly and Senate will also be in attendance.

During Thursday’s meeting, Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity’s mediation team and family member representatives will support the hunger strikers, their rejection of CDCR’s proposal, and their five-core demands.

Earlier this Spring, shortly after the CDCR released it’s proposal, hunger strikers in the SHU at Pelican Bay rejected the CDCR’s proposal and issued a counter proposal.

We need to show the CDCR & State legislators that the hunger strikers do not stand alone! Please come to Sacramento Thursday, April 26th, for an urgent rally outside CDCR Headquarters before the meeting.

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