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View other events for the week of 12/ 7/2001
Benefit for Prison Activist Resource Center
Date Friday December 07
Time 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location Details
Downtown Oakland YWCA 1515 Webster Street at 15th
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorBarbara
Silent Auction to Break the Silence: "Through the Eyes of the Judged" Join us for an evening of speakers, musical performances, food! A benefit for the Prison Activist Resource Center. www.prisonactivist.org FEATURED SPEAKERS (7-8 p.m.): Formerly incarcerated youth: contributors to "Through the Eyes of the Judged: Autobiographical Sketches by Incarcerated Young Men." These writings were produced by the Gateway Program, a partnership between the Evergreen State College and Maple Lane School, a nearby youth prison. Lige Dailey, Jr: poet, writer, psychologist, former prisoner. Dr. Dailey spent 8 years inside Soledad and San Quentin and earned a Ph.D. after his release. Terry Kupers, M.D.: author of "Prison Madness: The Mental Health Crisis Behind Bars and What We Must Do About It" and co-editor of "Prison Masculinities." MUSICAL PERFORMERS (8-9 p.m.): Goggle with special guest Kahlil Shaheed on trumpet (Improvizational jazz). Goggle is: Jeff Hobbs, saxophone William Foster, guitar Reed Johnston, bass Dean Cook, drums Admission Cost: Requested Donation $10-40. No one turned away for lack of funds.
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