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Honor Lives Lost – Candle Lighting Ritual to #FreeThemAll
July 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until July 26, 2020
A ritual of remembrance towards releasing people incarcerated in California – #FreeThemAll
We invite you to the launch of #HonorLivesLost, an online weekly candle-lighting ritual to uplift incarcerated people we have lost to COVID-19 and #DeathbyIncarceration in California.
These gatherings will take place every Sunday at sunset via Zoom in both English and Spanish, and include an #HonorLivesLost facilitator and a rotation of experienced healers. They will also be live-streamed through the Ella Baker Center’s Facebook page. Organizers and advocates across the state have created this space so we can come together to mourn the lives of people we have lost and send light and love to families grieving the unnatural deaths of their loved ones. We hope this effort will grow and support our ongoing demands to release incarcerated people who face a potential death sentence amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
When: Sunday’s 8:00-9:00PM
How to Join: bit.ly/honorliveslost
What to Bring:
1.) A candle
3.) A rock, stone, crystal, etc… something with weight
4.) Essential oil, herb, flower, or citrus… something to ignite the senses
*Please choose something that will support this effort, while also being mindful that folks around you might be scent-sensitive. For example, check with housemates before burning incense.
#HonorLivesLost is a network of organizers and advocates dedicated to memorializing and uplifting incarcerated people we lose to COVID-19 and #DeathbyIncarceration in California.
Paticipating Organizations Include:
California Coalition for Women Prisoners
Interfaith Movement for Human Integrity
Buddhist Peace Fellowship
ACLU of Northern California
Young Women’s Freedom Center
Lead to Life
Ella Baker Center
Todos los domingos a partir del 31 de Mayo a las 8pm PST – 9pm PST
Un ritual de rememberenza hacia la liberacion de lxs encarceladxs en California.
Velaton virtual semanal para #LiberarlosATodxs
Para participate, visite: bit.ly/honorliveslost
#HonorLivesLost es una red de organizadorxs y defensorxs dedicados a conmemorar y levantar a lxs encarceladxs queue perdemos pro el COVID-19 y #MuertePorEncarcelamiento en California.
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