From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Related Categories: California | Police State & Prisons
View other events for the week of 10/ 5/2011
Support the Prison Hunger Strikers! Rally at the CDCR!
Date Wednesday October 05
Time 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location Details
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
1515 S St., Sacramento
Event Type Protest
Organizer/AuthorPrison Hunger Strike Solidarity
Prison Hunger Strike Resumes!
Support the Prison Hunger Strikers!
Rally at the CDCR!

From July 1-20, thousands of prisoners in the state of California, composed of all races, went on a hunger strike. They united around five demands raised by Pelican Bay State Prison inmates directed against gross human rights violations.

1. End Administration Abuse and Group Punishment
2. Abolish the Debriefing Policy and Modify Gang Status Criteria
3. End Long Term Solitary Confinement
4. Provide Adequate and Nutritious Food
5. Expand and Provide Constructive Programming & Privileges

The courageous protest of the prisoners, as well as the solidarity of thousands of people around the world, has been successful in exposing the illegal and inhuman conditions that tens of thousands of inmates are subjected to at the hands of the California’s prison system. However, the California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation (CDCR) refuses to address the five core demands and continues to deny prisoners basic human rights. Prisoners throughout California will resume their hunger strike Monday, September 26th and continue the struggle until the CDCR ends its illegal policies and practices.

WED. OCT. 5, 12:00 PM-2 PM
CDCR Bldg., 1515 S St., Sacramento

For carpooling and transportation needs, please contact:
Bay Area | 415.238.1801 or prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity [at]

Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Committee
EMAIL: prisonerhungerstrikesolidarity [at]
PHONE: 510-444-0484

Photo by Bill Hackwell

Added to the calendar on Monday Sep 26th, 2011 4:08 AM

We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


donate now

$ 97.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.


Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network