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No Alibis 12/12/12 8am:CA families against solitary confinement; Booktastings

No Alibis 12/12/12 8am:CA families against solitary confinement; Booktastings

A group of family members of prisoners in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Units (SHUs) organized a charter bus to offer free rides for other family members to visit their loved ones at Pelican Bay. The trip was organized by California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) in an effort to support families who have been unable [...]

NoAlibis,8am Jan11,2012: “Freedom Now!”; Money matters

NoAlibis,8am Jan11,2012: “Freedom Now!”; Money matters

In anticipation of the release of Freedom Now! Struggles for the Human Right to Housing in Los Angeles and Beyond, Prof. George Lipsitz and Christina Heatherton will discuss shelter as a human right and the reader focusing on it which they and others have just published. They will join Elizabeth Robinson at 8:30 a.m. At 9:15, our 'Money Matters [...]

On SB Lectures: 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Leymah Gbowee (Monday, Oct. 24, 2011)

On SB Lectures: 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Leymah Gbowee  (Monday, Oct. 24, 2011)

On the next edition of Santa Barbara Lectures, Liberian human rights activist and 2011 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Leymah Gbowee delivers a presentation entitled, Building Global Peace Using Local Knowledge. Ms. Gbowee spoke as part of UCSB Arts & Lectures, Fall 2011 lecture series. Santa Barbara Lectures airs every Monday at 8:00 am.