Community Rallies to Support Hunger Strikers at San Quentin Aug 3

Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity

What: Demonstration in Support of San Quentin Hunger Strikers
When: Saturday August 3, 2-4pm
Where: San Quentin State Prison, West Gate (The West Gate of San Quentin is located on Sir Francis Drake Blvd, http://mapq.st/1ecA0pk )

Family members of prisoners, formerly incarcerated people and advocates will hold a rally on Saturday, August 3rd at 2:00pm at the West Gate of San Quentin Prison, urging official to meet the demands of hunger strikers at that facility. Prisoners at San Quentin have been on hunger strike since July 8th, joining with other prisoners across the state, while also presenting their own demands to the warden at San Quentin.

We need to help them fight for what’s right,” says Angelique Topete, whose husband Marco Topete is on hunger strike at San Quentin’s Adjustment Center. “I have seen personally what the effects of being held in solitary confinement can do…

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