Dienstag, 30. September 2014

USA: October Month of Resistance Actions

October 1, Wednesday – Take the Pledge of Resistance to kickoff the October Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation! October 3-10 Sermons on mass incarceration in Religious Institutions October 6-12 Panels and Symposiums on campuses and neighborhoods October 12-18 Cultural expressions against mass incarceration October 13 Not One More Deportation Day October 22 19th Annual Day of Protest Against Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation October 30 National Wear Orange Day October events are happening in these cities so far: Contact sminplans@gmail.com if your city is not listed. California Los Angeles Phone: 213-840-5348 Email: StopMassIncarcerationSoCal@yahoo.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Stop-Mass-Incarceration-Network-So-Cal/533446216719317 October 1 -4 pm LAPD Headquarters 100 W. First St. Los Angeles, CA 90012 UCLA 12-2PM Bruin Walk https://www.facebook.com/events/1502584953316002/ October 22 - 2pm Olympic and Broadway Oakland/Bay Area stopmassincarcerationbayarea@gmail.com Phone: 510-984-3648 https://www.facebook.com/StopMassIncarcerationBayArea October 1 - 11:30AM College of Alameda in the Quad 4 pm Oscar Grant Plaza (14th/Broadway) Oakland October 3, 4, 5 - Communities of Faith - Churches, Synagogues & Mosques speaking out against Mass Incarceration October 10 -October 10 - “Speak-Out and Call to Act” 3:30 P.M., Room 105 Boalt Hall Law School, U.C. Berkeley https://www.facebook.com/events/1556827217862078/ NEW UCB flyer-1.pdf In the evening Dr. West Cornel West will be speaking at the City Arts and Lectures, Norse Auditorium Norse Hall, Friday, October 10, 2014, 7:30 pm October 11 – Cornel West at St Mary’s College, 3:30 – 5 pm, Bay Area Stop Mass Incarceration will be part of the day for info : http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/node/136566 October 13 - “Not One More Deportation!” 3 pm Rally Fruitvale BART Plaza October 22 - Rally and March, 1 PM Oscar Grant Plaza (14th/Broadway) Oakland October 30 - National “Wear Orange Day” Riverside October 1 - MEET AT THE UC Riverside Bell Tower AT 12:30 Objective: Gather to read the Pledge of Resistance to the campus, and take it to the surrounding Riverside community. Make plans for the month of October. Document our action with pictures and testimony and spread it. If you can't attend, then print out this pledge, share it, and read it to folks wherever you are! Then act on what it says. Connecticut New Haven October 1ST, Wednesday - 4:30PM GATHER: FOUNTAIN ON THE NEW HAVEN GREEN Florida Jacksonville OCTOBER 1-OCTOBER 31, 2014 NAT'L MONTH LONG EVENTS Please WEAR Orange for the Month!!!! September 30 - CoWorkJax, 5 W. Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, 12 - 5 pm Resistance Pledge contact: jaxnewjimcrow@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/newjimcrowjax, 904-631-1674 October 1 - Mass readings of the Pledge of Resistance, 2:00 pm Duval County Courthouse, 500 Adams Street, 32202 3:00 pm, gathering at the New Jim Crow Movement Office, 5 W. Forsyth Street, Jax, FL. 32202, Refreshments from 3 - 5 pm to discuss: Justice for Trayvon, Jordan and Michael! Jacksonville, FL. Judicial Systems failing the Murder of Vigilantes! Drop the case of Marissa Alexander! Stop the Repression of the Witnesses! All Out for the October Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of Generation October 6 - CoWorkJax Resistance Movie & Discussion 3-5 October 8 - CoWorkJax - Bible and Pray for Our Youth 3pm October 10 - CoWorkJax Movie & Discuss - 3-7pm October 15 - Lunch at Hemming Plaza October 21 - CoWorkJax - Youth Creative Expressions October 22 - National Day of Protest - Hemming Plaza October 31- CoworkJax: Orange is New Black Halloween - Costumes for children candy donated once pledge taken... Georgia Atlanta stopmassincarcerationatl@gmail.com http://www.gofundme.com/d383es October 1- Month of Resistance KICK OFF event and Press Conference. 5-6pm, Woodruff (Troy Davis)Park, downtown Atl) October 11- Resistance Concert and Panel (see the attached flyer for the incredible lineup of speakers and musicians)1-5pm, CWA Building, 279 Logan St.SE, Atl, 30312 October 22- National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation Gather at 4pm(tentative) in Woodruff Park (Edgewood and Peachtree) for a demonstration, speakout and march. October 30- National Wear Orange Day in solidarity AGAINST mass incarceration. Illinois Chicago 312-933-9586 oct22.chicago@yahoo.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/October-22-Chicago/302904095656 October 1 United Voices for Prisoners and Stop Mass Incarceration Network have called for 2 protests. 1) Cook County Jail (26th and California) at 8:30 a.m. to reach the prisoners, their families, and the many people caught up in the “injustice” system at the Courthouse and demand that the injustice of mass incarceration and police brutality and murder STOP. There will be a press conference, followed by reading of the Pledge of Resistance. Gregory Koger, revolutionary ex-prisoner/survivor of solitary confinement and front line fighter in Ferguson, will be a speaker. Mark Lewis Taylor, activist and theologian at Princeton, also intends to say a few words. Other speakers will be available. Bring your own signs- with photos of your loved ones who are imprisoned or murdered by police, express yourself! 2) Downtown at the Thompson Center (Randolph and Clark) at 5 pm to bring out students, working people, and everyone else. There will be a rally, with some speakers, possibly a march through the loop. October 4th - Saturday. 1-5p.m. top Mass Incarceration Meeting. Quaker House, 5615 S. Woodlawn Ave. in Hyde Park. Be there to help sum things up so far and build for the trip to Ferguson on the 10th and the biggest October 22 Protest Against Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation the world has ever seen! October 22 - Noon, Daley Plaza (Washington and Dearborn), rally, followed by a march. 6:00 p.m. at 11th Police District, 3151 W. Harrison. Called for by We Charge Genocide. Missouri Ferguson October 9, 5 pm: Protest at Ferguson Court and Police Station, 222 S. Florissant Rd. Demand authorities drop ALL charges on people arrested during the rebellion after Mike Brown was murdered in August. One of the first hearings for arrested protesters is scheduled for the criminal court at 6 pm. October 22, 5 pm: Rally/march will gather at Canfield Drive (9300 W. Florissant). March will proceed to Canfield Apartments where Michael Brown was murdered by police and proceed through Ferguson community to the Police Station at 222 S. Florissant Rd. New Jersey Montclair The following are events organized by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair October 2 or 9 - Host coffee hour to publicize the month's activities and recruit volunteers October 12 - Speak at Senior Lunch Bunch to recruit volunteers for the Rally on October 22 October 19 - Conduct Worship Services with keynote speaker on End Mass Incarceration October 22 - Day of Action: Rally at Church St. Plaza, Walk to Unitarian Universalist Church Montclair, Mobilize for Petition signing and legislative action in Trenton Trenton October 27 - Moral Monday in Trenton, rally at the New Jersey State House, 12 noon - 2 pm New York New York info:stopmassincarceration@gmail.com Phone: 347-979-SMIN (7646) Facebook.com/stopmassincerationnetwork Twitter:@StopMassIncNet 866-235-7814 (toll-free voicemail and fax) oct22ny@yahoo.com http://nyc.october22.org/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/October-22-Coalition-to-StopPolice-Brutality-New-York/8742968153 October 1, Wednesday – • October 1, Wednesday – Mass readings of the Pledge of Resistance Take the Pledge of Resistance to kickoff the October Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation! 8:30 am Manhattan Criminal Court, 100 Centre St. 10:00 am – 12 noon Vigil, 11 a.m press conference, reading of Pledge of Resistance on east side of City Hall on Park Row. We demand: Bratton and "Broken Windows" Must Go Now! Justice for Eric Garner! Indict the Killer Cops! Stop the Repression of the Witnesses! All Out for the October Month of Resistance to Mass Incarceration, Police Terror, Repression and the Criminalization of Generation! 4:30 pm Harlem State Office Building, corner of W. 125 St and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. October 6, Monday – 9:00 AM Pack the court at trial of Cecily McMillan Court, Manhattan Criminal Court, 100 Centre Street October 6, Monday – 7:00 PM, Month of Resistance Film Series: “Freedom Summer” at The Riverside Church, 120th and Claremont Avenue, Upper Manhattan. October 15, Wednesday - 9:00 am, Manhattan Criminal Court 100 Center Street, Rally in support of Noche of the Revolution Club & Stop Mass Incarceration Network. Noche has a 9:30 court appearance on 6 misdemeanor charges received when the NYPD targeted him for leading an August 14 march of 1,000 from Union Square to Times Square in protest of Michael Brown's murder in Ferguson MO. We demand: drop these charges! October 18, Saturday - 3 pm, Rally at Rikers Island, Stop the Solitary Confinement and Killing October 20, Monday – 7 PM, Month of Resistance Film Series: “The House I Live In” at The Riverside Church, 120th and Claremont Avenue, Upper Manhattan. October 21, Tuesday – October 21, Tuesday – Press conference to announce October 22 National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. Time and Location TBA. October 22, Wednesday – 1 PM, Union Square, 19th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation. Rally at Union Square followed by a march to Times Square. October 30, Thursday, throughout the day: Wear orange in solidarity with the victims of mass incarceration. Actions TBA. OHIO CLEVELAND Friday, October 3 at 6 pm "Fruitvale Station." Revolution Books 2804 Mayfield Rd. Cleveland OH 44118 216 932-2543 October 7 - 5:30 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Planning meeting for October 22nd in Cleveland. Stop Mass Incarceration Network, Cleveland Chapter. Community Room at the Glenville Library, 11900 St Clair Ave, Cleveland, OH 44108 Saturday, October 11 at 5 pm "Bastards of the Party." Revolution Books Friday, October 17th, from 5-9 pm, the Art Palace at 7201 Kinsman Rd will have an opening of an art show as part of the October month of resistance puncturethesilenceCLE@gmail.com, http://www.meetup.com/Grtr-Cleveland-Stop-Mass-Incarceration-Puncture-the-Silence/. Dayton Oct. 4 -Justice March and Rally to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and the Criminalization of a Generation - 11:45 a.m. depart RTA Cultural Center on S. Edwin C. Moses and W. 3rd St., 12 Noon rally at W.S. McIntosh Park on N. Edwin C. Moses and Riverview. Food, vendors, spoken word, performers, speakers, dj. 11:45AM March from RTA Cultural Center to McIntosh Park Oct. 4&5 - Sabbath/Sun. sermon series Oct. 25 - Symposium on Mass Incarceration, Dayton boys Preparatory Academy October 30 - National Wear Orange Day Texas Dallas October 22 Main Street Garden Park,1902 Main Street, 7 - 9 pm 7:30 March to Victory Plaza Houston O22houston@gmail.com Facebook https://www.facebook.com/o22houston https://www.facebook.com/events/347431462085857/ October 1st Gather to take the Pledge of Resistance for the October Month of Resistance --Noon — University of Houston, Central Campus, Free Speech Zone behind Library and UC --6pm — Outside the Harris County Jail, 1200 Baker Street, 77002; just north of Downtown off Fannin Street October 22, Wednesday 4pm - Converge and Gather from Around the City @ Market Square Park, Travis & Milam in Downtown Houston 5pm - March! Bring your drums, whistles, and determination! Washington Seattle October 19 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm I Am Troy Davis book discussion with the author, Jen Marlowe (Seattle) Uptown Espresso 500 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109 United States

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