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1:00 pm Come Speak Out Against the SF jail @ City Hall Room 250
Come Speak Out Against the SF jail @ City Hall Room 250
Jan 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
The San Francisco Gray Panthers are very concerned about issues of mass incarceration, prison expansion, profiling of minorities and youth, and the criminalization of poverty. Particularly in San Francisco, with such extremes of wealth and poverty, it seems outrageous to build more jail space, when three-quarters of prisoners are there because they’re too poor to make bail. We are helping to organize two important upcoming events to stop the new jail and we hope you will join us! The first was on January 18th. This one: Thursday, January 23rd: Speak … Continued
7:30 pm Daniel Ellsberg et al: NSA Surveillance and Our “Almost Orwellian” State @ St. John's Presbyterian Church
Daniel Ellsberg et al: NSA Surveillance and Our “Almost Orwellian” State @ St. John's Presbyterian Church
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
The discussion will be led by a formidable cast of advocates including: Cindy Cohn, Legal Director and General Counsel of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Ms. Cohn serves as counsel in First Unitarian Church v. NSA and Jewel v. NSA, each seeking to stop the ongoing dragnet warrantless surveillance of millions of ordinary Americans. Daniel Ellsberg, the iconic whistleblower and national hero described by President Nixon as “the most dangerous man in America,” and co-founder of Freedom of Press Foundation. Norman Solomon, Journalist, media critic, anti-war activist, co-founder of RootsAction.org, founding … Continued