Sunday, November 30, 2008

McGowan Benefits


A Good Time for the Good Time Bill: Dinner, A Movie ("Hoot") and Conversation

Friday, December 5th, 7pm
6th St Community Center
638 6th St. btwn Avenues B and C (F/V to 2nd Ave., exit 1st Ave.), NYC
Donations Welcome!

Three years ago, our dear friend Daniel McGowan was among the first people arrested as part of an FBI offensive against environmental activists and others. Daniel began serving his seven-year sentence in July 2007. In August 2008, Daniel was moved to the Communications Management Unit in Marion, IL, a facility that bypassed the usual review process and severely restricts inmates' communication with the outside world.

To mark the three-year anniversary of Daniel's arrest, please join us to learn more about Daniel's situation, the Communications Management Units, and our campaign to pass the Federal Prison Work Incentive Act (or "Good Time Bill") - a bill to restore good time allowances toward service of Federal prison terms (substantially reduce one's time in prison).

Learn what you can do to support these endeavors for liberatory social justice and toward bringing friends and families together.

Spread the word!

And, as always, please write to Daniel:

Daniel McGowan
Columbia County Jail
403 Jackson Street
Portage, Wisconsin 53901

We can't know for sure, but our best guess is that he will be in Columbia County for at least a couple of weeks. County Jail is difficult and lonely, especially during the holidays, and letters can really help. Please write Daniel as often as you can.

Thanks!

www.supportdaniel.org
friendsofdanielmcg@yahoo.com

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Saturday, December 6th

A Benefit for Oregon Environmental Prisoner Daniel McGowan

With Folk/Old-Time/Acoustic Musicians:

The Underscore Orkestra

Klezmer from Portland:
www.theunderscoreorkestra.com

Brenna Sahatjian

"Riot Folk" from Portland:
www.riotfolk.org

& The McKenzie Riverboys

LocalBluegrass Band


8:00-11:00PM
$3-5 Suggested Donation
@ the Morning Glory Café
4th and Willamette
Eugene, OR


Contact Information

The Civil Liberties Defense Center
Lauren C. Regan, Attorney at Law
Executive Director
259 East 5th Avenue, Suite 300 A
Eugene, Oregon 97401
541.687.9180 phone
541.686.2137 fax
Email:
lregan@cldc.org
WWW.CLDC.ORG

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO DONATE TO THE CLDC, PLEASE CONTACT US AT info@cldc.org or
donate@cldc.org. Our website is www.cldc.org.



"Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us." --Justice William O.Douglas

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent." --Thomas Jefferson


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