It’s not us, it’s them! Time to break up with the banks: Meet at Justin Herman Plaza at noon on Valentine’s Day. There will be flags.
We’re on the road! Our first stop was a wonderful potluck and discussion at the Arizona Worker Rights Center in Phoenix, Arizona. The Group Indulging our Limp Wrists, Raised Fists pose in Phoenix The potluck and conversation was co-hosted by 3rd Space (a fabulous collective of queer folks of color and allies creating, in their words: “action-oriented, multi-lingual, multi-cultural, [...]
Undoing Borders is a collective writing project that comes out of the Migrant Justice Work Group of San Francisco Pride at Work/HAVOQ (The Horizontal Alliance of Very Organized Queers). We first started organizing together in 2007 when a group of us formed a contingent to the US/Mexico No Borders Camp in Calexico/Mexicali. That summer, at an [...]
URGENT: Hunger Striker’s Health Rapidly Deteriorates Posted on July 12, 2011 at http://prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity.wordpress.com URGENT SUPPORT NEEDED IMMEDIATELY. PLEASE MAKE CALLS AND FORWARD WIDELY. Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity coalition received an urgent update from medical staff at Pelican Bay State Prison that the health of at least 200 hunger strikers in the SHU is rapidly worsening. A source with [...]
Hello SFPAW/HAVOQ homos! On July 1st the Arizona copycat law House Bill 87 (HB87) is set to be implemented in Georgia. Just like last year when Senate Bill 1070 (SB1070) was signed into law in Arizona, the private prison industry has once again played a powerful force in lobbying for anti-immigrant legislation for profit. Private [...]
May 12, 2011 Community and labor groups are taking to the streets today Thursday, May 12 in four major cities to protest the private prison industry’s business model of pushing for harsher immigrant incarceration policies. Such policies drive up prison populations and put added strains on state and federal budgets. Detentions of immigrants are set to [...]