Filed under: Event, Incarceration, US
From Oakland IWOC
Hey IWOCers and supporters! Have you been looking for a way to plug in and offer support to prisoners that are putting their safety and their lives on the line but haven’t been sure how? If you are reading this message there is something you can do RIGHT NOW to support a prisoner who is currently being victimized by prison administration. Timothy Baker is a prisoner at New Folsom and a member of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC).
Timothy’s current counselor is J. Howard and he has suffered repercussions and threats of being sent to administrative segregation for filing grievances against this counselor and the facility for violating his rights.
Timothy suffered beatings and a leg injury for trying to uphold his rights while he was in Lancaster prison. He’s now in the medical wing of New Folsom for those injuries. If you’ve wanted to support IWOC or prisoners putting their lives on the line to defend their rights this is your chance. DON’T HESITATE! Call now and then call again later. It only takes a minute and can have a major impact for Timothy.
This is a coordinated phone blast, and we are calling on all supportive groups and friends to help us. Organize a call-in night. Get friends together during the day. Let this be something that we all can organize around and win!
Call In Days of Action: Wednesday December 21st – Friday December 23rd
Phone number: 916-985-8610
“Hi my name is _______. I’d like to speak with David Baughman, the (warden). I’m calling on behalf of Timothy Baker a disabled, elderly prisoner at your facility.
Timothy Baker needs a new counselor per his wishes. He is being retaliated against because of the multiple grievances he’s filed against the prison administration and this counselor. The retaliation needs to stop. He has a lot of support on the outside and we need you to take him seriously.