Lynne Stewart Bay Area Tour Schedule (FINAL)
All meetings are sponsored or co-sponsored by the Lynne Stewart Defense Committee.
Contact: Jeff Mackler for further information: 415-255-1080 email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 21
At 7 am (10 am EST): Lynne interviewed by phone on KPFA's Morning Show.
At Noon: Lynne interviewed by phone on KPFA's Living Room
Friday, April 22
At 11:15 am: press conference at the offices of prominent East Bay attorney, John Burris at 7677 Oakport Street, Oakland, Suite 500, 5th Floor.
At 2:00 pm KPFA interview with Nora Barrows Friedman at KPFA headquarters. The taped interview will be broadcast on Flashpoints at 5:00 pm.
Lynne arrives at 6:30 pm and speaks at 7 pm SHARP at the opening session of the Attica to Abu-Ghraib conference at St. Joseph the Workers Church in Berkeley, 1640 Addison.
At 7:30 pm Lynne is the guest of honor at a 7:30 - 9:30 pm large dinner/reception/defense fundraiser sponsored by Barbara Lubin's Middle East Children's Alliance at 901 Parker Street at 7th Street in Berkeley. (510) 548-0542 Admission $15.00.
Saturday, April 23
At 10:00 am Lynne phone interview with KPOO Radio with Donald Lacey. 415-346-5376 or call Stephanie's cell at: 510-388-9095 as a back-up.
Lynne is the featured speaker at a 2:00 pm Marin Peace and Justice Coalition rally at First United Methodist Church, 9 Ross Valley Road at 4th Street (on the border of San Anselmo and San Rafael) (415-721-2844). Fundraiser. Wheelchair accessible.
At 5:15 pm: Cable TV interview with Lynne by Rod Lockridge at Mission Neighborhood Center, 362 Capp Street, SF. The interview takes place before 6:00 pm reception below.
On Saturday evening at 6:00 pm (reception) and 7:00 pm (rally) Lynne will speak at a rally ("Human Rights in Cuba vs. Human Rights in the United States") organized by several Cuba solidarity groups and others at Mission Neighborhood Center at 362 Capp Street, San Francisco. Contact: Patty Mote at: 415-647-3868. The meeting features talks by Isaac Saney, Trinidadian author of Cuba: A Revolution on the Move and Lynne. Admission: $10-$15 sliding scale no one turned away.
Sunday, April 24
From 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm sharp: San Francisco Gray Panther brunch/meeting with Lynne special guest. Unitarian Universalist Church at Franklin and Geary, SF; Call Barbara: 415-668-9572.
At 2:00 pm: Lynne will be the featured speaker at a 2-5 pm, Mission High School mass rally (18th and Dolores, San Francisco) for Mumia Abu-Jamal - celebrating Mumia's birthday. The rally includes a concert by Michael Franti. Pam Africa will also speak as well as Mumia's lead counsel, Robert R. Bryan and Bay Area National Lawyers Guild Executive Director, Carlos Villarreal. This will be the main event of Lynne's tour. Mumia will record greeting for the rally. $20; $15 for students and seniors.
At 6:30 pm a Palo Alto reception at 457 Kingsley at Cowper; 7:30 pm rally at First Presbyterian Church 1140 Cowper at Kingsley, both sponsored by the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center in Palo Alto (650-326-8837). Fundraiser/Admission.
Monday, April 25
At 3:30 pm. Noelle Hanrahan Prison Radio Project Television interview and live discussion with Mumia (from death row) and Lynne Stewart. NOT PUBLIC.
Tuesday, April 26
At 6:00 pm San Francisco Bay Area reception/fundraiser for the legal community and friends of Lynne, organized by the National Lawyers Guild at the offices of Levy, Ram and Olson LLP at 639 Front Street, 4th Floor (between Pacific and Jackson) near Embarcadero Bart. Contact person: Carlos Villarreal, NLG Exec. Dir., 415-285-1055 ext. 10.
At 8:00 pm Oakland rally sponsored by African People's Solidarity Committee with Lynne, Pam Africa and others at the Fellowship House of Humanity in Oakland, 390 27th Street. 510-295-7834. (Note: We will have to rush to the Oakland meeting above. We inadvertently scheduled these Tuesday meetings a bit too close. Lynne may arrive a few minutes late.)
Wednesday, April 27
A Noon rally at San Francisco State University sponsored by several campus groups including the Campaign to End the Death Penalty, ISO and Campus Antiwar Network. Collection to be taken. Room to be announced: Call 510-333-7966 for information, building and room number.
On Wednesday evening, 7:00 pm, at 145 Dwinelle Hall at the University of California at Berkeley Lynne will speak to a large rally sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild campus chapter, the Berkeley Stop the War Coalition, the ISO, Campaign to End the Death Penalty and others. Collection to be taken. 510-333-7966