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How We Will Free Mumia and All Political Prisoners!
by Labor Action Committee 2 Free Mumia Abu Jamal (sf_adam [at] rocketmail.com)
Tuesday Nov 12th, 2002 12:58 PM
The LAC is presenting two events in association with the upcoming National Conference on Civil Liberties, Democratic Rights and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Friday and Saturday, November 15 & 16, 2002) and on the day following that conference November 17.
Creating A Concrete Plan To Free Political Prisoners
A three-part session at the Conference

Paying Tribute To Women As The Backbone In The Struggle To Free Political Prisoners
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The Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu Jamal Presents:

Creating A Concrete Plan To Free Political Prisoners
A three-part session sponsored by the Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu Jamal.

at the

National Conference on Civil Liberties, Democratic Rights and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Friday and Saturday, November 15 & 16, 2002

** PLUS a special workshop after the conference on Sunday, November 17, 2002
Paying Tribute To Women As The Backbone In The Struggle To Free Political Prisoners
Sunday, November 17th 2pm - 6pm (see below) (Held on the day after the National Conference)
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(see below for general information about National Conference on Civil Liberties, Democratic Rights and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal)
This workshop will be held on Saturday, November 16, and is set-up in 3 sessions with a lunch break and light dinner. Food and drinks will be provided at very cheap prices.
SESSION - A: 11:30 a.m.
FREE THE IMPRISONED PANTHERS
This workshop will deal with Black Panthers and B.L.A. Political Prisoners with a focus on the longest held captives.
LUNCH AND A FILM
SESSION - B: 1:30 p.m.
THE MANY CAMPAIGNS
Hear speakers from many campaigns to free political prisoners and prisoners of war, and networking towards a National Campaign and Conference.
SESSION - C: 3:30 p.m.
CONCRETE SOLUTIONS
Learning from successful campaigns, big and small.
Inter-weaving our efforts.
Setting up a Web Page.
Renewing new letter-writing campaigns to both political prisoners (PP) and government officials.
Rolling up our sleeves.
Targeting our protests.
Working directly with PP's and POWs.
Putting your fist in towards the building of a National and later an International Conference truly inclusive of all present campaigns while discarding ill-definitions and so-called clean lists of political prisoners and prisoners of war, without forcing them to choose dogmatic political lines or using their sacrifices to further our organizations and/or our own ends.
DINNER
AT ALL SESSIONS -Photo Exhibit, By Kalil
SPECIAL APPEARANCES BY:
David Hilliard, Richard Aoki, Russell Redner, Yuri Kochiyama, Njinga Conway, Talibah Shakir, Esperanza Martell, Members of the San Quentin Six, the Timers, Quetzaoceloaciua of the Barrio Defense Committee, the Longlasting Panthers of The Commemorator, and of course, the youthful and beautiful J .R. and his wonderful newspaper The Bay View, and let's not forget the little BIG PEOPLE -who will serve the lunch and light dinner: ASHA and Co.
COME AND BE ONE OF US
When the prison doors are opened, the real dragons will fly out….
Hosted By: LABOR ACTION COMMITTEE TO FREE MUMIA ABU JAMAL
Participating: Movimiento Pro Libertad * David Wong Defense Committee * Eddie Con
Defense Committee * Committee for "Chip" Fitzgerald at Seaside * Donovan Jackson Defe Committee * IL WU -Local 10 * Barrio Defense Committee * Black August Organizing Committee * The Angola 3 Coalition * American Indian Movement (Bay Area) * Committee to Free the 5 Cuban PPs. (408) 295-2842 or (510) 595-1318, dragonheat [at] califomia.com

Want to Volunteer?? Please call (408) 295-2842 or (510) 595-1318 or (415) 864-3537 to volunteer.


More general information about the:
National Conference on Civil Liberties, Democratic Rights and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, 2002
The Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal 3425 Cesar Chavez, San Francisco, CA 94110 415-695-7745 Fax: 415-821-0166 http://freemumia.org
FRIDAY, November 15 *6pm - Initial registration (Valley Life Sciences Bldg.) - Note new location! $5 - $10 sliding scale *7:30pm - Opening session / keynote speakers (Valley Life Sciences Bldg.)
SATURDAY, November 16 *9am Registration (Dwinelle Hall) *10am - Opening plenary / keynote speakers, (Dwinelle Hall) *11:30am - 5:15pm - Fifty workshops (scheduled in three sessions: 11:30; 1:30; 3:45) *5:30pm - 7:15pm - Special reception - light dinner with keynote speakers, $15. For reservations call 415-695-7745 or purchase tickets at the registration table *7:30pm - Final Session / Special Benefit / Public Rally! (Valley Life Sciences Bldg.) $10 - Note new location!
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Paying Tribute To Women As The Backbone In The Struggle To Free Political Prisoners
Sunday, November 17th 2pm -6pm

Humanist Hall
Oakland (between Broadway & Telegraph)

Celebrate the contributions of women as we pay tribute to :
Amy Goodman, Democracy Now

Yuri Kochiyama, David Wong Defense Committee

Pam Africa, International. Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Esperanza Martell, Movimiento Pro Libertad
Zulma Olivero, Comite'
Talibah Shakir, Donovan Jackson Defense Committee
Njinga Conway, Eddie Conway Defense Committee
Quetzaoceloaciua, Barrio Defense Committee
Cleo Silvers, Workers to Free Mumia
Carol Seligman, Socialist Workers organization
Karen Wald, On Cuban Political Prisoners

Come and enjoy a celebration of spirit, Music, Spoken word, hip hop and dance
featuring:
**Lado Oriente
playing Caribbean, Cumbia, Bomba y plena music
**T.E.A.M.
Together Everyone Achieves More Performing
Dance, Hip Hop, Spoken word

Hot Food Will Be Available, So Come Eat With Us!
This Program Is Dedicated To:

Ana Montes *** Marilyn Buck *** Evelyn Schoenfeld

Hosted by: Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu Jamal

Participating: Movimiento Pro Libertad * David Wong Defense Committee* Eddie Conway Defense committee* Committee for "chip" Fitzgerald at Seaside* Donovan Jackson Defense Committee * ILWU-Local 10 * Barrio Defense Committee * The Angola 3 Coalition* American Indian Movement (local Chapter) Committee to free the 5 Cuban PP's

For more information, please call
(408) 295-2842, (510) 535-1318
or e mail-dragonheatcalifornia.com
(Labor Donated)


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