Upcoming Conferences for Mumia

Activists in major cities around the country are organizing daylong conferences to publicize the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal. These meetings will be an important way to educate ourselves about the issues surrounding the case - and to build more support for the Millions for Mumia demonstrations in Philadelphia and San Francisco on April 24.

New York City
Saturday, February 13
Starting at 10 a.m.
City College of New York
138th Street and Convent Avenue

  • Featured speakers include Pam Africa, Manning Marable, Tonya McClary and Safiya Bukari.
  • Special workshops on "Organizing from the Inside: The Death Row 10 Speak Out," "I'd Rather Die Than Cross a Picket Line: The Labor Movement and Mumia" and "Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Mumia."

For more information, please call (212) 330-7056.

Washington, D.C.
Saturday, February 20
Starting at 1 p.m.
Place to be announced

  • Featured speakers include Pam Africa, Leonard Weinglass, John Gilliam Price, Steven Hawkins and Sam Jordan.

For more information, please call (202) 544-1304.

San Francisco
Saturday, March 6
Starting at 9:30 a.m.
University of California–Berkeley
University Student Center

  • More than 30 conference sessions planned.
  • Featured speakers include Pam Africa, Leonard Weinglass and death-row prisoners from across the country calling in to tell their stories at a "Live from Death Row" forum.

For more information, please call (415) 789-8363.

Chicago
Saturday, March 20
Starting at 10:30 a.m.
Harold Washington College
30 E. Lake St.

  • Plenaries on how to build the movement to win justice for Mumia and workshops on the background to the case, struggles of the past and censorship and repression.
  • Featured speakers include Pam Africa, Leonard Weinglass, Salim Muwakkil and Jed Stone.

For more information, please call (312) 409-7145.

Boston
Saturday, March 27
Time and place to be announced.
For more information, please call (781) 391-4093.