Welcome our new hire!

Join us on August 24th!  

Dear Supporter,
We are very excited and pleased to be welcoming Lizzie Buchen as our new Statewide Advocacy and Communications Co-Coordinator!

Lizzie is currently the Communications and Policy Analyst for the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice. She has a wide range of great experience that includes training and supporting people inside San Quentin to produce San Quentin News, communications for the Alameda County Community Food Bank, and independent journalism in a variety of topics.

If you are in the bay we would like to invite you to the CURB Anti-Prison Happy Hour where you can meet Lizzie!

When: Monday, August 24, 2015 from 6-8pm

Where: SomaR Bar,1727 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612

Be sure to RSVP here, and join us for good music, good people and good vibes at the CURB Anti-Prison Happy Hour Mixer!

You will hear more from Lizzie soon and she will be visiting other parts of California.

Thank you everyone for the support during this process and come out to welcome Lizzie!

About the Author


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