NOW is the TIME!
Help us turn this:
into something a bit more like this:
Hunger Striking for True Freedom
Tour and Caravan to over 295 detention facilities in California.
Shining light on California’s Prison Industrial Complex
and inspiring meaningful discourse nationwide.
A program of California Prison Focus and KAGE Universal
Help us complete our model SHU cell and compensate formerly incarcerated speakers and artists
Join our caravan on DAY 1 when we come through your neighborhood, or for the day!
Use our mobile platform to make your voices heard!
Visiting 15 local detention facilities with over 15000 holding capacity.
See interactive map, route and schedule below
* Black August is an annual commemoration and prison-based holiday to remember Black freedom fighters and political prisoners and to highlight Black resistance against racial oppression. Read more here: KAGE Universal: BA21 Extended Program
Join us on August 1st when our musical caravan and mobile protest comes through your neighborhood, or for the day!
Visiting 15 detention facilities with over 15000 holding capacity.
California Prison Focus/KAGE Office leave 8:30 am
Glen Dyer Detention Facility 9:30 am
West County Detention Facility (W.C.D.F.) - Former ICE Facility 10 am (theme: Immigration and The power of protest)
San Quentin State Prison 10:30 am (Press invited)
Marin County Jail 11 am
Marin County Juvenile Hall 11:30 am
Beauty Relief Break - Marin Headlands (If time permits)
San Francisco County Jail 12:30 PM (lunch/snacks - will aim to have pizza for 20 people) (Press invited)
Daly City Jail 1:30
San Bruno Jail 2:00 pm
Hillcrest Juvenile Center 2:30 pm
San Mateo Women’s Correctional Center 3:00 pm
Maguire Correctional Facility 3:30 pm
Santa Clara Jail (4 PM)
Santa Rita Jail (5 pm) (Press invited)
Federal Correctional Institution Dublin Camp
Other activities will be taking place around the state. See the below dates and info:
Schedule of other protests and gatherings
Sunday August 1 Tour around the S.F. Bay
Wednesday August 4 Pelican Bay State Prison, Crescent City, 3 PM
Saturday August 7 Marin County Courthouse, San Rafael: 12 - 4 PM
Sunday August 15 RJD, San Diego
Friday August 20 Solitary Man (Location TBA)
Saturday August 21 San Quentin State Prison, San Quentin. 3 PM
Plus over 20 pop ups and open community dialogues along along the way! [Follow us on social media August 1 - 21st, for updates]
State-wide Tour and Caravan Map of facilities
** Other people are welcome to join our caravan, however, California Prison Focus is not responsible for travel or lodging arrangements. If you join us, please come prepared!
Solitary Man: Theatrical Production August 20thth. Time and location TBA.
CALLS, EMAILS, AND PETITIONS
LISTEN & LEARN
Check out this Hard Rock Radio Archive episode. They talk to Jessica Ann Mitchell “JAM” Aiwuyor about American Descendants of Slavery (ADOS) movement and its disruption of Black Unity. Later Poor News Network examines America’s war on the poor. Listen here.