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Our heartfelt congratulations for fighting the criminalization of Southeast Asia

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    Idriss Stelley Foundation (ISF) Law Enforcement Accountability Direct Services 4921 3rd Street, SF CA 93124 (415) 822-4732 office REPORT POLICE ABUSE (415)
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      Idriss Stelley Foundation (ISF)

      Law Enforcement Accountability Direct Services
      4921 3rd Street, SF CA 93124
      (415) 822-4732 office
      (415) 595-8251 24HR Bilingual Crisis line

      Dear YouthMediaCouncil Staff.

      Our heartfelt congratulations for supporting Alameda Southeast  Asian Youth and their families in their sruggle against criminalization !

      We forwarded your announcement of the protest on Nov 27, which was forwarded to us tonight by Mary Ratcliff, editor of the SF Bayview Newspaper, to all our list serves.

      Last year, among 82 other wesites 4 Justice set up and moderated ny our foundation, we launched
      Justice4BigO, in love and support of Big O Lefiti's family.
      Big O, a Samoan Youth Counselor, was murdered by SFPD in June 06, only 2 weeks after they murdered Asa Sullivan


      Last website for Justice we set up last month:
      As many of you surely know, Brother Gary Jr. AKA G_Money, 20 yr. AfriKan American innocent, unarmed Youth, was beaten, tortured, Tasered 7 times then shot in the back by OPD officer Patrick Gonzalez.

      Please let us know if there is anything we can do to contribute in supporting these 2 Asian boys and their families.
      We are available to set up a petition online at no cost.

      In Unity & Respect
      mesha Monge-Irizarry.
      Idriss' Mom

       Director of:
      *  Idriss Stelley Foundation
      *  SF_Village_Voice Community Radio
      *  Education Not Incarceration SF Chapter

      Host of:
      *  Free the Jena 6 SF Chapter
      *  Bayview CEDP (Campaign to End the Death Penalty)

      Member of:
      *  Hurricane Relief Board
      *  SF Youth Empowerment Funding Advisory BOard (DCYF)
      *  SF African American Community Policing Relations Board (AACPRB), South-east Branch


      IDRISS STELLEY FOUNDATION (ISF)                   

      ISF is a nonprofit organization created
      through the settlement of Idriss Stelley's vs. City &County and SFPD
      and its allocation to his mother mesha Monge-Irizarry.
      Her only child, 23  African American honor student was killed
      by SFPD at the SF Sony Metreon on June 13, 2001,
      48 shots, 9 officers, as he stood alone in an empty theater.

      Idriss Stelley's case is at the root of
      the 40-HR mandatory SFPD Mental Health Training,
      ratified in SF in March 2002, and of the SF Police relorm,
      that passed by a substantial margin on the Nov. 03 SF ballot

      ISF provides free, confidential services to
      biological and extended families
      whose loved ones have been disabled
      or killed
      by law enforcement.
      as well as Survivors of police misconduct


                               * Victory oVer Violence (support group)
                               * Support counseling
                               * Community altar
                               * 24-HR Trilingual Spanish/French/English crisis line            
                               * Family outreach training program
                               * Monitoring of SFPD misconduct
                               * Police Reform (prop H) implementation
                               * Police Commission hearing weekly attendance
                               * Participation in Police Academy Citizen Training
                               * Volunteer and undergraduate program
                               * E-mail &Internet access for Families & Youth affected by
                                 law enforcement misconduct
                               * "SF_Village Voice" Community Radio, 105.5 f.m.
                               * Member of Bay Area Network Against Police Brutality
                               * CEDP (Campaign to End the Death Penalty) SF Bayview
                               * Free the Jena 6 SF Chapter
                               * Education Not Incarceration (ENI) SF Chapter
                               * Member of African American Community Policing Relations                      
                                  Board. South East Section, (SF, AACPRB)


      The primary focus of ISF, justified by casualty statistics is:
      to serve the Bay Area African American community and families of color,
      although no one is turned down. Home visits can be scheduled if needed.
      We are wheelchair accessible

      We are seeking volunteers and interns to staff
      our 24-HR crisis line, teach basic computer skills,
      provide confidential support counseling,
      staff special events
      and help with fundraising

      Idriss Stelley Foundation depends on the community in terms of donations

      Checks can be made out to:
      ISF , 4921 3rd St, SF, CA 94124

      For an appointment, leave a message to
      mesha Monge-Irizarry (415) 595-8251 / 24-HR Bilingual Crisis Line
      Or write to

      "Local Heroes of the Year" Monge-Irizarry, Director
      San Francisco Bay Guardian,
      "Best of 2004" edition, July 28/04)

      "Unsung Heroes" Award Dec, 2006,
      Beyond Chronicle Newspaper.

      * We_Are_The_Ones_We-Have_Been_Waiting_For Movement , Nominee;
       (honoring a 1000 Women who make a substantial difference in ;our Peaceful World,   spearheaded by Dorinda Moreno, Mother of  the Xicano Moratorium). Feb 2007


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