Occupying outside CCA’s Stewart Detention Center, Lumpkin, GA 18 November 2011

Want to do something to oppose privatization of prisons, but can’t be everywhere? You can help online Friday.

Immigrants For Sale posted Join The Virtual Vigil and Occupation Shut Down Stewart

On November 18th Brave New Foundation’s CuĂ©ntame and a coalition of organizations along with families and friends of victims of for-profit detention will be occupying with a powerful vigil the outside of the largest private detention facility in the nation – Corrections Corporation of America’s Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, Georgia. You can join them virtually — your voice is our most important tool in fighting back — by leaving your own name and a powerful message which will be read and/or written on a wall at the event & in memory of:

Follow the link for details.

Oh, and we don’t need a private prison in Lowndes County, Georgia. Spend those tax dollars on rehabilitation and education instead.

PS: Owed to Cheryl Ann Fillekes.