Women of Colour
Some of the many who came to Superior Court hearing in August, 2013. Carolyn Hill is in blue top with grey jacket.
Last chance for Carolyn Hill to adopt her two nieces, abruptly and traumatically removed from her home by the Dept of Human Services because she is a low-income Black woman with no GED.
Gather at 12:30pm; hearing starts at 1pm Superior Court, 530 Walnut St, Floor 17, Philadelphia, PA Join event on Facebook
WHAT ELSE YOU CAN DO
- Read the Amici Curiae brief and add your endorsement and supporting statement
- Forward the press release to your media contacts and on social media.
- Please consider a financial contribution to help with the substantial costs of this case. Carolyn Hill is fortunate to have a dedicated pro-bono lawyer, Sam Stretton, but there have been fees and expenses that urgently need to be covered, including a $1500 fee to cover an expert witness.
- Read more about Carolyn Hill’s case: The Right to Parent, Even if You Are Poor (by Sarah Jaffe, In These Times, July 16, 2014)
Nov 10, 2014 Luzerne County Courthouse, Wilkes-Barre PA
The Dallas 6 are prisoners from SCI Dallas PA who face trial for blowing the whistle on and protesting against solitary confinement, abuse & violence by prison guards.
Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign: Abolitionist Law Center, Decarcerate PA, Fight for Lifers West, Germantown Friends Meeting Mass Incarceration Working Group, Global Women’s Strike & Women of Color@GWS, Human Rights Coalition, Payday men’s network. Endorsers: Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal; Patrice Armstead, Building People’s Power and Coalition Demanding Reinstatement of Dr.
Six prisoners from SCI Dallas PA who face trial on Nov 10 for blowing the whistle on & protesting against solitary confinement, abuse & violence by prison guards. One of the 6, Carrington Keys, has recently been thrown back into solitary.
URGENTLY NEEDED NOW: $10,000
to help cover mounting legal expenses and transportation, housing, other trial costs for family members & supporters.
TRIAL DUE TO START: Nov 10th (Next Monday)
Can you be one of these? We need:
5 people @ $1000; 10 people @ $500
25 people @ 200; 50 people @ $100 or less
- Donate online here
- Mail a check or money order to Abolitionist Law Center, P.O. Box 8654 Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA. Memo line: Dallas 6
Thank you so much!
Shandre Delaney, mother of Dallas 6 member Carrington Keys and coordinator of the Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign
“They say absolute power corrupts absolutely. Time and time again I see government officials in this sweet land of liberty abusing their power and taking advantage of those whom they have pledged to protect. They say justice is blind. Well I say, if this current system is based upon justice, then maybe we need justice with a vision. Justice that can see clearly because blind justice is only leading to destruction.” Carrington Keys
The Philadelphia Inquirer published the article below about the Dallas 6 on Saturday, after coming to our press conference. Shandre Delaney wrote a letter in response, which was published in today’s (Wednesday’s) Inquirer.
Keep the momentum going! • Please circulate this letter and article to your networks, friends, and to media contacts. • There are negative comments online so urgently please add your comment to the original article here and on Shandre’s letter here. • Write a letter to the editor stating why you are supporting the Dallas 6. • Please also watch and circulate this video of the electrifying Community Forum held last Friday at Tabernacle United Church in Philadelphia, with Shandre Delaney and prisoner whistleblowers Derrick Stanley of the Dallas 6 and Isaac Sanchez. • Make a Donation to help with legal and other expenses • See below for more you can do to support the Dallas 6.
To arrange for speaking engagements for Shandre, Derrick, and Isaac, or if you are interested in travelling to the trial on Nov 10 from the Philadelphia area, contact us at 215-848-1120 or email@example.com
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