E-News Archive

2021

September 2021

Elections are Coming & YOU CAN VOTE!, Thoughts on Returning Elders, Black August Community BBQ, Policy Update: Bill Up For A Floor Vote, Family Unity Matters: AB 990, Coalition for Family Unity Live Chats, AOUON Sac, AOUON National Newspaper, Calendar. https://prisonerswithchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Sept.-2021-E-News-Moving-Legislation-Over-the-Finish-Line.pdf

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August 2021

Celebrating Black August: Keeping 50 Years of Movement Alive in the Community, Oakland Rejects Slavery (ORS) Celebrates Black August Event 8/21, First Friday: Community Organizing & the Black Panther Party, Policy Update: Policy Fellows Share Their Sacramento Advocacy Experience, Online Survey: Change County Jail Conditions, Family Unity Matters: L.A. Press Conference, Help Ivana, AOUON Community […]

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July 2021

All of Us or None National Chapters Growing Together / Wisconsin AOUON Gala, Why I Give – Juneteenth, Policy Update, Family Unity Matters: AB990 Hearings, Fines & Fees: AB 1869 Goes Into Effect, Juneteenth: AOUON Sac / Henry Ortiz Honored and Oakland Tabling / Vigil, AOUON National Chapter Map, AOUON One Community One Mic, AOUON […]

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June 2021

“What is Juneteenth to the American Prisoner?”, ICYMI: Abolish Bondage Collectively Kickoff Event with Dr. Angela Davis, Why I Give (Orgs That Supported DQ4D 2021), Policy Update: 7 Bills Pass Floor Votes!, AOUON Community Engagement in the Neighborhoods, AOUON Newspaper – June Issue Available, AOUON National Chapters, AOUON General Membership Meeting, One Community One Mic. […]

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May 2021

Advocating Directly to State Legislators AND Kicking Off Our “Abolish Bondage Collectively” Campaign, Invite to #DQ4D2021, Invite to “Jim Crow: From Then To Now” With Dr. Angela Davis, Dr. Dennis Childs, & Journalist Troy Williams, Why I Give (SURJ Bay Area), AOUON Community Engagement on Wanda’s Picks, In-Custody Membership Program, AOUON Newspaper – May Issue […]

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April 2021

Legislative Advocacy–Moving Legislative Mountains, Digital Quest for Democracy 2021, Why I Give (Donor Message), Policy Update: 2021 Legislative Campaigns & list of bills in April committee hearings, Fines & Fees Update, AB 990 Press Conference, Webinar: Parenting Beyond Bars with Chesa Boudin, AOUON Community Organizing Training, AOUON Community Outreach in Oakland, AOUON National Newspaper, One […]

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March 2021

Supporting Asian American & Pacific Islander Communities in Times of Violence, Why I Give (Donor Message), Policy Update: 2021 Legislative Campaign – including Family Unity Matters Bills, Rally Against Asian American Elder Violence, AOUON National Newspaper: March Issue Out & On Website!, One Community One Mic Returns, “The Letter Room” Screening & Conversation, Calendar

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February 2021

The Opportunity to Eliminate the Last Vestiges of Slavery, Thank You Donors!, Policy Update: 2020 Legislative Victories, 2020 Community Giveback, AOUON Newspaper, Family Unity Matters: Coalition on Family Unity Visiting Bill, 2020 Webinar Roundup, Welcome New Staff, Calendar

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2020

April / May 2020

Taking Care of Our Community, Policy Update: Census 2020 / Digital Quest for Democracy, Rapid Response / Stopgap Housing Campaign, AOUON Sac Update, One Community One Mic, AOUON Newspaper, Family Unity Matters – Advocacy Webinar, Legal Advocacy – Coronavirus Self-help Manuals, Welcome New Staff, Calendar

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March 2020

Prisons in a Time of Pandemic, Policy Update: Census 2020 phone banking / 2020 LSPC Policy Agenda, AOUON Community Engagement: Participatory Defense, AOUON National – Spotlight: Sacramento, Family Unity Matters – Family Visits to Pelican Bay / FUM Gatherings, Welcome New Policy Fellows Paul, Dejohnette, and Michael!, Welcome New Staff Bridget and Paula!, Office Closed […]

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February 2020

#WeCount! – Census 2020, Policy Update: Child Support Lobby Day / Oppose AB 665 / ACA 6 Update, Family Unity Matters New Coordinator, Ban the Box Housing – Berkeley Update, AOUON Community Engagement – First Friday, Continuing the Community Giveback, AOUON National – Spotlight: St. Louis Chapter, Legal Update: Amicus Briefs, Welcome Hudah, Rita, and […]

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2019

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Sep-Oct 2019

Upcoming Justice Votes 2020 Presidential Forum, Policy Update / Victories, Clean Slate Clinic, Free Her Conference, AOUON Community Engagement: First Friday / E-Carceration Conference / No New SF Jails / Audit Sheriff Ahern / Impeach Racist Trump Panel, AOUON National / Spotlight: AOUON Los Angeles, Welcome Succatti, New LSPC Website, Calendar Items.

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Nov-Dec 2019

We Are The Opportunity, Policy Update: ACA 6 Voting Rights in Spring/Jury Service Starts in Jan/Welcome Policy Manager Katie!, Ban the Box – Housing in Berkeley and Oakland, Los Angeles Lawsuits, Central Valley Clean Slate Clinic, AOUON Community Engagement, 2019 AOUON National Retreat, Calendar.

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2018

Feb 2018

New Year! New Staff! New Building: The Freedom & Movement Center, Welcome 2018 Elder Freeman Policy Fellows, New AOUON National Organizer, MLK Day Community Outreach, Solitary Confinement Lawsuit update, update on Jury Service bill, No More Shackles II Report, Occupational Licensing, Upcoming: Legal Services Webinar, AOUON Fundraiser at SomaR Bar, Letter-Writing Night.

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March 2018

Getting Ready for 2018 Quest for Democracy Advocacy Day (April 29-30), SF Proposes Ending Probation Fees, Solitary Confinement Court Hearing & Rally, AOUON Fun(d)raiser at SomaR Bar, End Money Bail Rally, Welcome Spring Interns & Volunteers, Calendar: Monthly AOUON Meeting (Oakland), AOUON 5K Fun Run, Monthly Letter Writing Night, Quest for Democracy.

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April 2018

Dorsey & DPA Delegation to Portugal, Beyond the Bars Conference, Stop Urban Shield, Invisible No More: A Symposium on Resisting Police Violence Against Black Women & Women of Color, AOUON 5K Fun Run, Sponsored Bills Hearings, Welcome Sabina, Tim Wise Podcast, AOUON 15th Anniversary Apparel, Quest for Democracy, First Friday, AOUON Bay Area Chapter Meeting, […]

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May 2018

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July-August 2018

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September 2018

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December 2018

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2017

Feb 2017

Dorsey Back from Sabbatical, Advanced Lifelines Legal Classes at CIW, LAAC Legal Training Panels, Phone Justice Lawsuit Moving Forward, Welcome Spring Interns (photo, above), Letter-Writing Night Now Monthly!

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March 2017

Welcome Elder Freeman Policy Fellows Sandra & Joe, 2017 Legislative Advocacy slate of bills, #DrivingFinesDown, Proposition Town Hall, Ban the Box Policy Debate, upcoming Clean Slate Clinics, Letter Writing Nights, Quest for Democracy.

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April 2017

Call to join us for Quest for Democracy, Tim Wise Benefit for Q4D (video), AB1008: The Fair Chance Act (Ban the Box), Beyond the Bars Conference (NY), Criminal Justice Dialogue (Humboldt), Running for Justice, Susan Burton Book Signing (6/5/17). https://prisonerswithchildren.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/04-April-2017-E-News.pdf

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May 2017

Quest for Democracy Advocacy Day, New Staff: Errol & Tony, Susan Burton Book Signing, Folsom Hunger Strike Rally, LSPC Letter Writing Night.

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June 2017

Susan Burton Book Signing, No New Jails (CCC, SF), National Restorative Justice Conference, Juneteenth, Solitary Confinement Update: Parole After SHU, RIP Hadaih, CFASC Legal Workshop & BBQ, LSPC Letter Writing Night, Family Law & Self-Help Conference.

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July 2017

CA Bills Close To Passing, Stopping Drivers License Suspensions, Farewell Endria & Ellen, Welcome Marcus & Azadeh, Yeay Summer Interns, CFASC Legal Workshop & BBQ, RIP Umar Muhammad, PLI Training, AOUON Monthly Meeting, August LSPC Letter Writing Night.

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October 2017

Gov. Brown signs AB 1008 Ban the Box, 2017 Justice Journal now online, Fines & Fees update, Community Outreach, AOUON National Retreat, National No-Shackling of Pregnant Incarcerated Women Conference, Job Opportunities.

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Nov- Dec 2017

LSPC Victory Party!, Legislative Review, Solitary Confinement Lawsuit Update, Fresno Clean Slate Clinic, All of Us or None Fresno Chapter, Supporting the Hunger Strikers, Art for Justice Fund Grant, Fines & Fees Update, LSPC Employment Opportunities.

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2017 Year in Review

Community Giveback! Staff Picks of Favorite Events! Thank You for Your Continued Support!

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