- Reflections from Fired Up!’s 1 year anniversary celebration
- Happy Birthday Fired Up!
- Save the date: October 20, 2012 Film screening and 1 year anniversary celebration of Fired Up!
- CUAV (Communities United Against Violence) visits Fired Up!
- POWER (People Organized To Win Employment Rights) visits Fired Up!
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The work we do, to many, appears contentious. “Oh, you work in the jails? With women? What’s that like?” People have trouble understanding. As I’m not always the best at giving appropriate or diplomatic answers, I thought, if I could … Continue reading
Below are photographs from our anniversary party and fundraiser. We celebrated one year of Fired Up! building community across the walls of S.F. county jail with a screening of the film, Still Time, testimonials and appreciations, an incredible cake, and sharing and … Continue reading
This September marks the 1 year anniversary of Fired Up! and it’s time to come together to celebrate our collective work and continue to nourish our grass roots so they grow strong in, through, and beyond the jail walls. We … Continue reading
In early September, Maisha and Carolina, members from the organization CUAV or Communities United Against Violence visited Fired Up! and led a workshop for our members inside. CUAV has been around since 1979 and is a fierce organization dedicated to … Continue reading
Fired Up! is hard at work building with other grassroots social justice organizations in the Bay Area. In August, Three Breazell and Melissa Lemus, two interns from POWER (People Organized to Win Employment Rights) came to our weekly self-empowerment group … Continue reading
Fired Up! member, Alisha Coleman was featured on the Making Contact National Radio Project show “Prison Crisis: Local Solution?” This show, originally aired on June 26, 2012, was produced by George Lavender and discusses the issue of realignment in California … Continue reading
At our fundraiser on May 5th, we installed a photobooth so our outside members and allies could be photographed holding messages for our members inside. Some of the signs were made by our members inside and others we made the … Continue reading