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July 11 – Liberation Concert for Detainees

Jul 11, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On Saturday, July 11th, as part of a national week of action against Family Detention, local and national groups will be hosting a Liberation Concert from 2-4 p.m. at the Berks Detention Center, 1040 Berks Road, Leesport. The concert will feature Olmeca, Son Revoltura, Son Cosita Sera, Aparato, Francisco Benito and Las Zumbatistas.

On June 8th, 10 women detained in the Berks Family Detention Center, a prison that incarcerates immigrant families, began a work strike. The mothers have pledges to stop working for the $1 a day they are paid to clean the facilities until they and their children are released from indefinite incarceration.  Women have shared their experiences of prison-like conditions, insubstantial food, and abuse on the part of prison staff.
Food and drink donations are welcome! To donate, please contact Erika Almiron at info@notonemoredeportation.com

Details

Date:
Jul 11, 2015
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Organizer

Erika Almiron
Email:
info@notonemoredeportation.com