Did you hear about the re-opening of a prison for women in McFarland? The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is already moving at least 260 people to the new contract facility.
Despite their attempts to disguise it as a “re-entry facility” we know this is just another prison. A private prison run by GEO plagued by the same unsafe conditions, violence, hunger, medical neglect, and exploitation that we see in all private and state prisons, as well as detention centers.
We need you to call upon California State Legislators and CDCR to cancel the contract with GEO and implement existing release programs instead of re-opening a prison!
What: Rally to Shut Down McFarland GEO Women’s Prison
Where: Caravan from MacArthur BART leaving at 11am to join a Rally at McFarland at 5pm (McFarland Park, 100 Frontage RD, McFarland CA)
When: Thursday, July 31st, 2014
For More Information: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 415-255-7036 ext. 4
Please RSVP if you are planning to come to the rally and if you can drive or need a ride.
Thank you for taking action and fighting back. I hope to see you on the 31st for the rally!
California Coalition for Women Prisoners
A member of Californians United for a Responsible Budget