[act-ma] TODAY 11am: Rally against 3 strikes @ the State House

Brian K bdubkwob at gmail.com
Wed Mar 14 21:12:43 PDT 2012

 Rally and Lobby Day to Stop 3-Strikes Law

*When:* Thursday, March 15, 2012, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
*Where: *State House steps • 24 Beacon St. • Park St T • Boston

A statewide network of community organizations and supporters will be
holding a major demonstration and lobby day in opposition to the 3-strikes
bill being considered at the State House.

The rally will highlight a diverse group of speakers who will warn of the
economic and social consequences of these regressive criminal justice

The Rally and speaking portion will run between 11-12pm.  Between 12-1pm,
participants will visit the offices of legislators and deliver signed
advocacy cards.

The goal for the action is to show the breadth of opposition to the
misguided policies and add power and media attention to the resistance

For logistics:atanaka at bostonworkersalliance.org / (617)
research & info on 3-strikes: www.Blackstonian.com<http://www.blackstonian.com/>

United for Justice with Peace <http://justicewithpeace.org> is a coalition
of peace and justice organizations and community peace groups in the
Greater Boston region. The UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th,
seeks global peace through social and economic justice.

*Help us continue to do this critical work! Make a donation to UJP

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