are you doing about it?
is a solution but it's up to you to cooperate/participate.
the efforts of Other Prisoner Families and Organizations in the
N. I. O. N.
reform of the Criminal Justice System, organize voters against Medical
Neglect, Abuse of the Mentally Ill, Harsh Sentencing Laws, and Prop 83.
Support 27 Wrongful death lawsuits already filed against the State and
Ca Dept of Corrections. Stand up against First Amendment abuses and
arbitrary Visiting Policies, Plan an initiative to hold Judges and Prosecutors
accountable for corrupt behavior.
of Numbers is the only solution
out bad laws and bad politicians
letters to media and legislators
to with other families
large crowds to key Senate hearings to show our numbers and strength
CALL TO ACTION
Wrongful death lawsuit Victory - Press Conference/Rally
Dec 4, 2009
North Steps, L Street Side
Sacramento State Capitol
9:30 am rain or shine
Attorneys who achieved this victory and six UNION families whose loved ones have died will expose conditions and policies resulting in wrongful deaths in California prisons.
Link to flyer - please fill up your car - a crowd is needed.
Special NBC News Investigation Video on Deaths at CSP-LAC Lancaster.
Union member Richard Thomas still has no answers about his brother's death. Anyone with info please write to B. Cayenne Bird, P.O. Box 340371, Sacramento, Ca 95834
3, 2009 - Rally Flyer - Plata
Closing arguments have changed to Feb 3 -
please spread the word, the rally will be held on Feb 3, at 9 am sharp
450 Golden Gate Ave, Fed Building
San Francisco, CA
Bart comes three blocks away. take Civic Center Exit
Important to be on time to this one, a crowd is needed
2009 Dom Revisions
Need Adobe reader v.8 or v.9 to read a pdf package
1.58 MB File
and Underground Regulations
Neglect Rally - November 21, 2008 -
Courthouse - San Francisco
in Coccidioidomycosis—California, 2000-2007
- DUI Arrest
to Jesse Boyar
U.N.I.O.N. Campaign to Reform Sentencing Laws
joint hearing held by Judges Thelton Henderson and Lawrence Karlton will
be held in Sacramento on June 27, 2007.
here for exact address, it will most likely be in Judge Karlton's courtroom.
This historic hearing will determine whether or not a prison cap will be
imposed to limit the number of prisoners. This will impact every aspect
of prison reform.
crowd is needed. Start filling up your car so we can prove to the Judges
that somebody IS "up in arms over prisoners." That somebody needs to be
you! More to come on this.
7 Main Rally Index
7 Rally Photos
Reform - Supreme Court Opinion -California
has unconstitutionally sentenced 54,000 prisoners during the last 30 years.
Bill 40 - Hearing March 13, 2007 - The
legislature has voted to continue these unconstitutional sentencing practices
for at least two more years.
40 Sentencing 1, 2, 3These
are three web pages of our campaign to stop this blatant violation of the
Defender Jeff Adachi's reaction to the signing of SB 40 into law
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi stood up to the legislature who
passed the bill in a record eight days before opposition could mount.
Campaigns to Amend Three Strikes
3 Strikes Reversal
Wayne Morgan Third Appellate Press Release
Court Upholds Three Strikes
Terror in Shasta County
Strikes News Articles
Strikes: Real Justice?
Inmate Wins Freedom
case shouts out for end to "unpublished" rulings
on the links below to learn more about becoming a U.N.I.O.N. member.
to these four pages and hit print
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to this audio presentation that will explain how you can fight back for
others in the UNION!
it to your computer and email it to your friends
"Why we have all these problems"
- Fight back today
Campaign for re-sentencing and release of sick and dying prisoners, compassionate
release campaigns (ongoing since 1998)
Please support AB 1539 in the 2007
session by writing to editors and showing up to the hearings.
Webpages on AB 1539 - Resentencing and Release of Terminally Ill and Disabled
Prisoners - Compassionate Release Campaign
Release for Sick and Dying Prisoners Deserves Your Support
Diaz Compassionate Releases
Campaign to oppose harsh sex offender laws by organizing a voting group
large enough to do a referendum or initiative campaign to stop the Prop
83 disaster before it destroys more lives.
Call To Action For Sex Offenders and their family members
Law - No Way! (many pages of facts about sex
Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA) is retroactive and applies
to all sex offenders - it is a new bill passed by a disgraced Attorney
General Gonzales but valid nevertheless
"No" on Jessica's Law, Prop 83, a political war on the people that does
not protect children. Click on this link
for the facts
on February 23, 2007, Doe vs. Schwarzenegger residency restrictions under
Prop 83 in San Francisco has been canceled.
of Dismissal - PDF File
Wins Federal Case
Campaign to end abuse of the Mentally Ill in California Prisons (ongoing
Commission Report,Summary - A Tremendous Victory UNION Members, Thanks
for all Your Hard Work on This - If only the legislators would listen
Battle Against Lockdowns - Index
Grangetto - Being Starved to Death
lawsuits have been filed in this case which will affect every California
prisoner. Please attend the first trial in Hanford the week of August 22,
2007 to show solidarity in this battle.
Health in Prisons & Jails
against Abuse of the Mentally ill, Diesso case
Call to Action to end abuse of the Mentally Ill
Assault Task Force - Destroying Mentally Ill Inmates for Life
Code of Regulations
mother's fight for justice
Awards - 2004
|UNION Campaign against Excessive Use of Force and Psychological
Intimidation of California Prisoners (ongoing since 1998)
Rights Record of the United States - 2003
Dillard Rape Case -
Riots - Articles
Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Corcoran (SATF)
Menendez - Interview on Larry King Live
Report on Human Rights Violations in the US
Valley State Prison - Lockdowns
Chairman - Retaliation
April 2, 2005 more than 100 UNION families turned out to protest murder
and torture at CSP-LAC Lancaster
Protest - Pictures
Protest - News Articles
Conferences - 2004 -
Filing of Wrongful death lawsuits by UNION families
Conference - Anthony "Kirk: Brown - November 12, 2004 - Los Angeles
Release - Ersel Ware - October 23, 2004
Release - Anthony Shumake & Ersel Ware - October 4, 2004
Swisher Press Conference - September 13, 2004
12, 2004 - Press Release
12, 2004 Rally - Speakers
12, 2004 - Rally News Article
Filed for Medical Neglect
& Ware Press Conference - Sacramento
Story - Edward Rister
and Where to File Complaints
CDC Police Itself?
Tracks of our TV Shows
with Attorney Robert Bastian during Eddie Dillard’s trial Against the Corcoran
Campaign against Medical Neglect
Prison Health Care Receivership (CPR)
and Control of Infections with
Viruses in Correctional Settings
Transmission in Correctional Facilities
Story - Edward Rister
Rehabilitation Center - Norco
- San Luis Obispo
Neglect - Articles
Ethics in Prisons
from Judge Henderson Hearings on Emergency appointment of a Federal
Receiver to take over all state medical care.
UNION demanded Civilian Oversight of CDC when hearings were held for the
new prison reform plan. We were ignored but we were there fighting
wins parole of Danny Provencio, braindead inmate before he dies. Info sought
on who shot Danny.
Bird's Report from Judge Henderson Hearings, and Judge Henderson Orders
Henderson Orders Federal Receivership - News Articles
List - Newspapers & TV
Commission on Correctional Health Care
Neglect - Prisoners Health Hazard
prisons turning into incubators for infectious diseases
Medical Articles - Staph Infections
inmate gets new heart
Transplant 2 - 60 Minutes
to report unsanitary Conditions to Center for Disease Control
Crisis - Articles & Letters
of 3 Women Probed - Chowchilla
Chowchilla Prison Deaths
Baby Syndrome or Vaccine Damage?
Lockdowns and other Psychological Torture
Union (CCPOA) - News Articles
Desert State Prison - E-mails & Letters
Creek Prison Complaints
of Isolation in SHU Control Units
Prison Rape Letters 1998
Creek Torture of Eric K'Napp
Represa Torture of Eric K'Napp
Torture of Eric K’napp
& Jail Torture
Inmates Eat - Food Crisis
Inmates Eat - Mail
Creek Food Crisis
Creek Chronological Facts
are supporting the lawsuit against 71 guards, administrators, wardens,
doctors and all who were callous. The trial date is April 4, 2008
Campaign on Reform of Visiting Regulations - We
need to get together and file a class action lawsuit over ongoing abuses.
Will you help support this project? Sunday,
27, Protest Against Visiting Abuses at Salinas Valley Prison was a
big success. The story was picked up by the National Wire Services. Congratulations
UNION Members for a Protest Well Done
E-mail & Letters
Eric Menendez Interview
for Visitors on Death Row
locate an inmate within the California Department of Corrections, please
call (916) 445-6713, which is available 24 hours a day. You must have either
the inmate's CDC number, or the inmate's full name and date of birth to
receive information. The Inmate Locator/ID Warrants will provide an inmate's
location, mailing addresses and relevant phone numbers. The Inmate Locator/ID
Warrants will not provide any future release date information. Please note
that for new or transferring inmates it can take up to seven business days
to update location information.
Hearing - Sample Letter
Department of Corrections
Inmate Visiting Number: 800-374-8474
Access to Prisons
Costs of Incarceration
- Prison Regulations
- Department Operations Manual
Mail & Letters
- Over Population
Budget Crisis - 2003
Budget Crisis - Letter by B. Cayenne Bird
Telephone Complaint Form
Obstruction and Packages
Challenge to Packages
Close Custody Regs
v. McGinnis, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals- Visiting
to Legal Resources
Addresses for Senators and California Media
MAIL the FEDS
Access - Proposed CDC Regulation Changes
Access Letter Campaign
Bills - 2005
Bills Page - 2003
Valley State Prison
Provencio - Inspector General Report
Campaign and Letters
Action on Parole Issues
on Parole - 2002
Director B. Cayenne Bird
published by U.N.I.O.N. Director, B. Cayenne Bird
Awards - 2004
Are the Members of the U.N.I.O.N.?
Members' published articles - Index
a Stink Campaign
Pursuits - Robert L. Bastian, Jr.
L. Bastian, Jr. - Writings
of Injustice - Alan Elsner
- Letters to Editor
William Chambliss on Crime Stats
Statistics "The Big Lie"
about our work published in the Orange County Register
Reporter - Letters to the Editor
called out the falsehoods told about the war in Afghanistan and Iraq days
after 911. (not years later)
a Dirty Little War Over Oil
Register - November 7, 1942 - Prescott Bush
Trade Center Photos
B. Cayenne Bird
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