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Apr 27, 2008


STOPMAX Conference

Organizing to Abolish Solitary Confinement and Torture in U.S. Prisons

 

May 30 – June 1, 2008, Temple University Philadelphia, PA

https://www.afsc.org/stopmax/Conference2008.htm

We appreciate the support of our Conference Sponsors!


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We Need You!!
We are calling on families, formerly imprisoned people, youth groups, community activists, civic leaders, lawyers, researchers, mental health professionals and concerned citizens to attend this 3-day grassroots organizing event.

Come learn, share skills, resources and help build a national movement to end human rights violations in prisons.

Reserve a table for your organization at the conference. Tables are free for organizations and individuals who want to distribute materials. Space is limited, please register today. Download the table reservation form. (PDF)


Featured Speakers

Read bios of featured speakers Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, Jimmy Santiago Baca, and Laura Whitehorn


Register by Mail

Download and print out forms to register by mail: Word Doc, PDF


Support Us

Please consider becoming a conference sponsor or donating to our family/former prisoner scholarship fund. Learn more>


Scholarships available


Scholarships for families of prisoners and former prisoners are available. Learn more about scholarships.



Volunteer

Contact the AFSC/National STOPMAX Campaign for more information on volunteer opportunities.

Contact Kym at (215) 241-7137 or via email: koglesby@afsc.org


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Save the Date- STOPMAX Conference (PDF)

We have Vans leaving Lansing Michigan and Ann Arbor, there are free rooms available, I hope to see you there.

Theresa

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