ALERT: IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION FOR GETTING TO THE OCCUPY SAN QUENTIN PROTEST ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20th, from 12noon-3pm (East Gate)
We have been informed that the road block-off will begin at 10am on Monday.
The buses and carpools will have to drop off passengers at Francisco Boulevard East and Grange Avenue, see this map.
It is about 3/4 mile from that point to the prison. If you park farther away, the shuttle can only bring you that close.
Therefore if you are unable to walk to the gate you must get dropped off before 10am. We can help arrange for transportation for you that will bring you there before 10am. We are sorry for any hardship this may cause, but it is outside of our control. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make special arrangements.
Sign up for a ride or to volunteer for carpool. We strongly encourage you to go to a meet-up for a ride or to carpool. Signing up helps us get an idea of how many people are coming. NOTE: We have buses and carpools leaving from Oakland, and carpools from SF. We need more carpools in SF – Please help spread the word!
Oakland: meet-up at Oscar Grant Plaza/ 14th and Broadway – 10am
San Francisco: meet-up is at 1540 Market @ Van Ness – 10am
Directions and parking information PLEASE READ, especially if you are going to the prison without going to a meet-up first. There will be NO PARKING on the road leading up to the prison or in the prison parking lot. You will need to park 1-2 miles away and either walk or wait for the shuttle to bring you closer to the prison. This shuttle, however, will only bring you within 3/4 mile walking distance to the gate. If you need a ride all way up to the gate, you will need to get there before 10am when the road is closed. Please share that information in the rides sign-up or by emailing email@example.com.
Public transportation options – Please consider the available public transportation, including bus routes from SF, Marin and Richmond.
Occupy San Quentin will feature reading of statements by people in prisons, art, music and bringing together our movements. This demonstration is in solidarity with those behind prison walls, their loved ones, and formerly incarcerated people. These communities ask that the spirit of solidarity create a safe space for all on February 20th.