COMMUNITY DEMANDS BERKELEY RELEASE RACIAL PROFILING REPORT

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ATTENTION NEWS EDITOR

Cat Brooks: cat@nlgsf.org 510-506-2341

Coalition Demands Action to End Racial Profiling by Berkeley Police Updated data confirms continued race-based disparities

(BERKELEY, California) On Tuesday June 27, 2017 at 6:00pm, a coalition of civil rights groups will hold a press conference at on the steps of Old City Hall, 2134 Martin Luther King Jr. Way to demand:

Welcome Oscar López Rivera to the Bay Area

Welcome Oscar López Rivera to the Bay Area

Wednesday, May 31st First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley - 2407 Dana St, Berkeley, CA 94704

Buy tickets on-line ASAP! Limited tickets at the door.Tickets are sliding scale as shown below. All proceeds go directly to Oscar. 5:30 Reception $75-250 Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild nlgsf.org (Cost includes program ticket.)

A unique opportunity to meet and talk to Oscar!

June 15th Membership Meeting - Discussion on “Bodies and Bondage: A History of California’s Prisons” with Jared Rudolph of the Prison Advocacy Network

Jared Rudolph is a criminal defense attorney and the founder of Prisoner Reentry Network (prisonerreentrynetwork.org), a non-profit that supports successful transitions from incarceration to the community. California's prison system started as a privately-run barge anchored in the Bay, and was embroiled in corruption, political scandal, and violence. Since then, our system has grown to incarcerate more people than the population of Berkeley.

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