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Green Sunday: A discussion with Barbara Becnel
Date Sunday January 14
Time 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location Details
LOCATION: Niebyl-Proctor Library
6501 Telegraph Ave. at 65th in North Oakland.
Event Type Speaker
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A Discussion with Barbara Becnel

Sunday, January 14th
5:00 - 6:30 pm

Please join us for an evening with Barbara Becnel.

Barbara Becnel is an anti-death penalty activist, author, journalist,
and film producer. She was a close friend of and advocate for
executed Crips co-founder Stanley Tookie Williams and was in
attendance at Williams' execution as one of his witnesses. She was
editor of Williams' series of children's books, which spoke out
against gang violence and was co-producer of the Golden Globe
nominated film Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story.

Becnel ran for the Democratic Party's nomination for Governor of
California in 2006, and came in third (out of eight Democrats) behind
Phil Angelides and Steve Westly. She has since re-registered Green.

Beverages and snacks will be provided.

LOCATION: Niebyl-Proctor Library
6501 Telegraph Ave. at 65th in North Oakland.

DIRECTIONS: One block north of Alcatraz on the West
side of Telegraph, wheelchair accessible. Served
directly by AC Transit routes 40, 64 & 17 with 6, 51 &
43 nearby. Ashby BART is approximately 7 blocks away.

SPONSOR: Green Sundays are a series of free programs and discussions
sponsored by the Outreach Working Group of the Green Party of Alameda
County. They are held on the 2nd Sunday of each month. The monthly
business meeting of the County Council of the Green Party of Alameda
County follows at 6:45 p.m. Council meetings are always open to
anyone who is interested.
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