Thousands Fast 4 Freedom in Communities
Inside and Outside of the Prison Walls!
For Immediate Release on August 6th
Contact: geri silva @
WHAT: Fast 4 Freedom – Families and Friends of the incarcerated, along with prisoners within prison walls and several Prison Reform groups will fast for one day in order to shed light and spread awareness of various injustices. Actions will take place in 4 locations throughout the state and are scheduled to begin at 11:00 am.
WHERE: In Los Angeles at the State Building – 300 So Spring St*. and, ALL 33 California State Prisons and various communities throughout the state.
WHEN: Friday, August 6th - all day fast & Action which will begin at 11:00 am
WHY: Because so many are being held behind bars for a long, long time, for nothing more than California’s overzealous, insatiable appetite to over criminalize, over incarcerate and over feed the prison industrial complex. Thousands upon thousands are starving for FREEDOM! Some of the issues being highlighted are:Three Strikes, Indeterminate Life Sentences, Juvenile LWOP, Lifer and Parole Issues, Education vs. Incarceration
* Los Angeles Action: 11:00 AM @ State Building , 300 South Spring St. , Los Angeles Offices of Governor Schwarzenegger, Senate Pres. Pro Tem, Darrell Steinberg, Speaker of Assembly, John Perez; contact Geri Silva @