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Michael Brown's father called for calm and peace in Ferguson during an appearance at Peace Fest in St. Louis on Sunday evening. (Aug. 24) Subscribe for more ...
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Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

Free Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough ! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it

Free Davontae Sanford Time For Change Bring Me Home Enough Is Enough !

The police know it. The prosecutors know it. The courts know it. Anybody who reads the court records and police reports knows it.
This could have been any one of us, or any one of our children who was falsely arrested, railroaded, and imprisioned. If we let this stand, who will be next?
Demand that the prosecutors stop covering up their frame-up of this innocent child and come clean. Demand that Davontae be freed to come home
You Can Write Him At
Davontae Sanford-684070
ionia maxmium correctional fac.
`1576 w.bluewater highway
ionia,mi 48846

detroitforgottonc... about.me/JUSTICEDAVONTAE

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What It’s Like to Be a Girl in America’s Juvenile Justice System 

What It’s Like to Be a Girl in America’s Juvenile Justice System  | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Richard Ross has been photographing the juvenile justice system for nearly a decade, and has visited youth detention centers in more than 30 states. The system, Ross says, can get kids out of immediate danger, but it doesn’t do enough to help keep them out of trouble in the future...
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Save the Bank of Love!

Save the Bank of Love! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
On Saturday 18th April 2015, a group of activists occupied the old Bank of England building at 31 Castle Street in Liverpool. This huge building has sat empty for several years, while local homelessness services have seen a dramatic increase in demand for the help they provide. The Whitechapel Centre has reported a 32% rise in demand for the service over the last three years:
http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/whitechapel-centre-fears-new-year-8416181

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Abuse at the Sisters of Mercy-run Neerkol orphanage has shocked a royal commission

Abuse at the Sisters of Mercy-run Neerkol orphanage has shocked a royal commission | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
IT WAS Sister Emile who would clean him up and ensure he had a nappy for the bleeding after he would return, yet again, from being raped by the priest after the evening Mass.
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Children suffering from mental health conditions put in prison cells for want of suitable hospital beds

Children suffering from mental health conditions put in prison cells for want of suitable hospital beds | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
More than 200 children, some as young as 12, were held in police cells while suffering mental health crises last year, because of a lack of suitable hospital beds, figures obtained by The Independent on Sunday reveal.
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7 things you should know about the death penalty

7 things you should know about the death penalty | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Have you ever wondered why Maine doesn’t have the death penalty? Here’s the history and six other facts about the ultimate punishment. 1. The last person to be executed in Maine was Daniel Wilkinson in 1885. In front of thousands of spectators, Wilkinson died a slow death of strangulation due to a [...]
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Houston sheriff fires six jailers, suspends 29 over treatment of mentally-ill inmate left in filthy cell

Houston sheriff fires six jailers, suspends 29 over treatment of mentally-ill inmate left in filthy cell | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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Reclaim Brixton Protest -


1,000 demonstrators took part in a rally this afternoon, protesting against the gentrification of Brixton, London. 

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L.A. City Council calls for new plan to get homeless off the streets

L.A. City Council calls for new plan to get homeless off the streets | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Signaling a more assertive approach on homelessness, five Los Angeles City Council members introduced a measure Wednesday aimed at developing a comprehensive plan for getting 23,000 transients off the streets and into housing.
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Bali Nine pair get execution date

Bali Nine pair get execution date | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
CONDEMNED Bali nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have been given formal notice to be prepared to face firing squads in as little as 72 hours.
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The unbelievable ancient laws the Irish government are set to repeal

The unbelievable ancient laws the Irish government are set to repeal | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
An amazing 4,500 pre-independence government regulations and orders are set to be repealed.
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THE FORGOTTEN CHILD - FREE DAVONTAE SANFORD: PETITION -How Many More Days Justice 4 Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change "BRING ME HOME!"

THE FORGOTTEN CHILD - FREE DAVONTAE SANFORD: PETITION -How Many More Days Justice 4 Davontae Sanford 2015 Time For Change "BRING ME HOME!" | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Petra. MI: The forgotten child -Free Davontae Sanford Wed Apr 22, 2015 13:57 78.35.101.62 DAVONTAE SANFORD # 684070 Ionia Correctional Facility (ICF) 1576 W. Bluewater Highway Ionia, MI 48846 USA P...
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Prosecutor digging in over effort to reopen murder case

Prosecutor digging in over effort to reopen murder case | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
DETROIT (AP) — A prosecutor is suggesting she won't back off the murder conviction of a Detroit teenager, despite a detailed confession from a hit man that has been filed by two law schools seeking to have the case reopened. Davontae Sanford was 15 when he pleaded guilty to the fatal shootings of four people in his neighborhood in 2007.
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The Justices and a Botched Execution

The Justices and a Botched Execution | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
However the Supreme Court rules on Oklahoma’s lethal-injection drug protocol, support for the death penalty is on the decline.
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Robert Seth Haye Medical Justice Days of Action April 27 - 30

Robert Seth Hayes

Medical Justice Days of Action:

April 27 - 30

 

 

Robert Seth Hayes is one of the longest held political prisoners in the US. He is 66 years old and suffers from multiple chronic and concerning medical problems. As many of you know, we recently waged a medical campaign for him a few months ago regarding rapid and concerning weight loss as well as poorly controlled diabetes. Neither of these concerns has been addressed to date. NYS DOCCS states on its website that denial of adequate medical care is a violation of a person’s eighth amendment constitutional rights, so please help demand that Seth be provided with proper care.

 

***Please join our phone and fax campaign!***

Talking points and sample letter below

 

THINGS YOU CAN DO:

 

1) On Monday, 4/27 and Tuesday, 4/28 please call:

 

       ***Acting Commissioner Anthony J. Annucci, 

       NYS Department of Corrections at (518) 457-8134

 

       ***Dr. Carl J. Koenigsmann, Chief Medical Officer, DOCCS Division of Health Services 
       at (518)-457-7073

 

      ***Nancy A. Lyng, MS, Director of Health Services, at (518) 445-6176

 

2) On Wednesday, 4/29 and Thursday 4/30, please fax (you can use a free online fax service like faxzero.com if needed):

 

***Acting Commissioner Anthony J. Annucci at Fax: (518) 457-0076

 

***Dr. Carl J. Koenigsmann M.D. at Fax: (518) 457-2115

 

***Nancy A. Lyng, MS at Fax: (518) 445-6157

 

***Suggested talking points***

 

State who you are calling about and include his prisoner #: Robert Seth Hayes,  #74-A- 2280 at Sullivan Correctional Facility;

 

Say that you are requesting:

1) an assessment and modification of his insulin treatment,

2) that he is given a full work-up to have potential malignancies been ruled out considering his weight loss, and,

3) that he is finally prescribed a diabetic diet.

 

Please email nycjericho@gmail.com and let us know what response you receive.

 

SAMPLE LETTER FOR FAXING OR MAILING ATTACHED.

 

Sample Letter for Seth Hayes.rtfDownloadVie



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Drug convict's last wish before execution

Drug convict's last wish before execution | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Australian Andrew Chan, one of nine death row prisoners told they will be executed on Tuesday night, has expressed a last wish to his brother.
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WACPtv: 7th Anniversary Celebration On Blog Talk Radio Tue Apl 28, 2015 7:00 pm est

http://wacptv.ning.com http://blogtalkradio.com/gnoswiskardia Call in NO. 347-308-8131 Enjoy!
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Seven Days in Solitary [4/26/2015]

Seven Days in Solitary [4/26/2015] | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The following roundup features noteworthy news, reports and opinions on solitary confinement from the past week that have not been covered in other Solitary Watch posts. • Three women held at Kerne...
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Indian girl, 13, writes emotional letter begging for her child marriage to be stopped

Indian girl, 13, writes emotional letter begging for her child marriage to be stopped | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
A 13-year-old girl in India has written a letter begging her headteacher to save her from becoming a child bride.
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Robert M. Purcell's comment, April 26, 8:48 PM
This is a sad, and rather disheartening practice, but it’s also disgusting. And then you look at it from the traditional side of things as something that was done for hundreds of years. Arranged marriages are nothing new in the world, and in fact if anything they are now something more antiquated than any other descriptive word. To marry a child to another person, whether their prospective spouse is another child, or someone older, is unconscionable in our society today, but it’s not the same elsewhere. Economic concerns for the parents are a factor, along with customs, tradition, and even some old societal rules that run afoul of the law. I still just can’t wrap my head around the idea, nor can I accept the traditions. It IS a human rights violation, and it puts these children in danger as well as any children they may become pregnant with.
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Decarcerate The Garden State: Rise with Dawn . . . Freedom and Justice for Kwadir Felton!

Decarcerate The Garden State: Rise with Dawn . . . Freedom and Justice for Kwadir Felton! | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
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In Conversation with Barbara R. Arnwine, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights

In Conversation with Barbara R. Arnwine, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
In Conversation with Barbara R. Arnwine President and Executive Director, Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law LIVE ABOUT BARBARA R. ARNWINE Barbara Arnwine has served as the president and executive director of the national Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law since 1989. She is renowned for her instrumental contributions to passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1991 and the 2006 re-authorization of provisions of the Voting Rights Act. She is the Host of ?Igniting Change with Barbara Arnwine? a weekly talk show which airs on WOL-AM in Washington, DC. BROADCASTING BOLD BRAVE & BLACK OUR COMMON GROUND with Janice Graham FACEBOOK Community Forum Twitter: @JaniceOCG #TalkthatMatters OCG Blog Pinterest Visit our Tumblr Page "Speaking Truth to Power and OURselves"
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Irish priest abused young girl during her first confession

Irish priest abused young girl during her first confession | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Victim says school refused to act after parents told them.
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The projectbrainsaver Daily

The projectbrainsaver Daily | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
The projectbrainsaver Daily, by projectbrainsaver: Towards better head help - Don't let it drive you mad!
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Mary Diaz and Human Conflicts Org. Demand More Paroles 04/17/2015

Mary Diaz and Human Conflicts Org. Demand More Paroles 04/17/2015 | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Mary Diaz is a human rights advocate in Florida. She and Human Conflicts Org. advocate for the release of inmates who have served their minimum sentences unless the Pardons and Paroles Boards can show that the inmates would pose a security risk. Call (347)857-3293 to dialogue with Mary Diaz and her guests each Friday at 3pmEST. They also advocate for compassionate releases for elderly and sick inmates.
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Prosecutor: Detroit drug house murder case shut for now

Prosecutor: Detroit drug house murder case shut for now | SocialAction2014 | Scoop.it
Associated Press 3:23 p.m. EDT April 20, 2015 Davontae Sanford sits in Judge Brian Sullivan’s courtroom in Detroit’s Frank Murphy Hall of Justice in this 2010 file photo.(Photo: David Coates / The
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