by Adrienne Roberts, California Coalition for Women Prisoners
San Francisco – Hundreds of Bay Area residents will be getting on buses and into cars Saturday morning, making the long trek to the Central Valley town of Chowchilla where they will join hundreds of other Californians from Los Angeles and the Central Valley at a Freedom Rally in protest of horrendous living conditions in the notorious prison, Central California Women’s Facility (CCWF). (Information on transportation and the time and place for the rally is below.)
Some participants have a loved one at the prison, others have spent time inside, while others are activists and residents working to shrink California’s massive prison system. All are concerned about the humanitarian crisis in CCWF and are demanding immediate release for as many people as possible.
“We are traveling all the way from Oakland to the Valley to make the point that attempting to…
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