TOMORROW: International Women's Day Event

Dear Supporter,This year’s International Women’s Day is honoring the contribution of women to the survival and wellbeing of Los Angeles, Southern California and the world.

A special honoring of California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) will be part of the event. We invite you to gather with us to celebrate the work that CFASC has done to gather public support against conditions in California prisons.

Join us Saturday!

What: International Women’s Day event
When: Saturday March 8, 2014 from 2-5pm
Where: MacArthur Park Band Shell, 6th & Park View LA 90057

The multi-media event will feature a concert with local performers, a speak out by community members; visuals include people’s art installations and displays, children’s activities, food and more.

Please come out Saturday and celebrate the work of women and CFASC with us!

See you there, 

Daletha Hayden

California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement and a member of Californians United for a Responsible Budget

Planning group: Alexandria House; California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement; Californians United for a Responsible Budget (CURB); Center for the Study of Political Graphics; DCFS Give Us Back Our Children; Every Mother is a Working Mother Network; Food Not Bombs; Feminists Working on Real Democracy (F*WORD, Santa Cruz); Alex Sanchez, Executive Director of Homies Unidos; Long Beach Area Peace Network; Martin Luther King Coalition of Greater LA; Pat Alviso, Rossana Cambron, Jeff Merrick, military family peace activists; No More Jails LA; Orange Co. Peace Coal; Sin Barras, Santa Cruz; Bilal Ali, state-wide coordinator Homeless Bill of Rights, WRAP; Women of Color/Global Women’s Strike & GWS/LA; Veterans for Peace Chapters 067(Long Beach)  & 110 (OC).
Co-Sponsors : Anti-Racist Action-LA (ARA-LA/PART); BAYAN; California Coalition for Women Prisoners; CA Prison Moratorium Project ; Critical Resistance/Los Angeles; Haiti Action Committee; Interfaith Communities United for Justice & Peace; International Action Center; KidVillage@OccupyLA; LAANE’s Child care Campaign; LA Community Action Network; MLK Coalition for Jobs, Justice & Peace; Mujeres de Maiz; Stop LAPD Spying Coalition; Topanga Peace Alliance; Western Regional Advocacy Project; Women in Action committee of UTLA; Youth Justice Coalition

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