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|NAACP Announces Statewide Tour To Save Stanley Tookie Williams|
|Date||Tuesday December 06|
|Time||4:00 PM - 5:00 PM|
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Polk Side between McAllister & Grove
|Event Type||Press Conference|
NAACP SPEAKING TOUR ON STANLEY WILLIAMS
NAACP Announces Statewide Tour To Save Stanley Tookie Williams
President Bruce S. Gordon and State President Alice Huffman to Kick Off Tour in Los Angeles
WHAT: A four-city California crusade to increase public support for Governor Schwarzenegger to order clemency for Stanley Tookie Williams so he can continue his work in helping young people make positive choices and avoid the gang life that he once lived.
SAN FRANCISCO – 4 p.m. Press Conference and rally with San Francisco clergy
WHO: Bruce S. Gordon, NAACP President and CEO, Alice Huffman, California NAACP President, Hon. Mervyn M. Dymally, Chair of the Legislative Black Caucus, Los Angeles Council members Yvonne Burke and Jan Perry, Barbara Becnel, Advocate for Stanley Tookie Williams, and local elected officials from each city.
The tour is an effort to build public support for California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to grant clemency to San Quentin death row inmate Stanley Tookie Williams.
PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE DEATH PENALTY
The panel will include:
->Alice Kim - a national organizer for the Campaign to End the Death Penalty
->Shujaa Graham - exonerated California death row inmate
A question and answer period will follow.
DECEMBER 6, 2005
CAPITAL PUNISHMENT: WHO ARE WE EXECUTING?
A film and discussion about death row and the death penalty
7 PM at the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael
1520 Grand Ave., corner of Grand and Acacia Streets
San Rafael, CA
Admission: Free to the public
See: Outside In, the new death-row documentary by Marin death penalty activists Buff & Cynthia Whitman-Bradley.
Meet: The filmmakers and three of the death-row visitors who are featured in the film.
Discuss: The experience of visiting death row, the "justice" of the death penalty, the personal impact of witnessing an execution, with
->Rev. Bruce Bramlett, long-time anti-death penalty activist and spiritual advisor to death row prisoners,
->Aundre Herron, death row attorney for the California Appellate Project
->Karl MacRae, prison activist and death row visitor
Sponsored by: Marin Death Penalty Focus, Marin Pax Christi, the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, ¡Presente! Affinity Group, California People of Faith Working Against the Death Penalty, and the Marin Friends Meeting.
Death Penalty Focus
870 Market St. Ste. 859
San Francisco, CA 94102
Event Calendar: http://www.deathpenalty.org/index.php?pid=events