Category Archives: News and Updates

Happy Birthday Fired Up!

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

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CUAV (Communities United Against Violence) visits Fired Up!

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

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POWER (People Organized To Win Employment Rights) visits Fired Up!

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

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Fired Up! builds membership outside the jail

Fired Up! is building our membership outside! We’ve begun holding meetings outside our Tuesday night jail group with those recently released from San Francisco County jail, formerly incarcerated people, family members of those still locked up, allies and the facilitators … Continue reading

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