Sunday, November 30, 2014

Update from Angie Hougas 11/29/2014

1) Amnesty Intl's University of Chicago's Write-A-Thon will features Hadiya Pendleton's Mother & Aunt speaking.
Chicago; on 29 Jan 2013, Hadiya was shot and killed at the age of 15.  She just finished her final exams and went to Chicago's Vivian Gordon Harsh Park with her friends.
This Write-A-Thon case is asking to pass the Youth P.R.O.M.I.S.E. Act to address gun violence
(Youth Youth P.R.O.M.I.S.E. Act = Prison Reduction through Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, Support, and Education)
2) Update on execution of former WI resident Scott Panetti
3) Update on Myanmar's Unity Journalists (raid of their newspaper happened in Feb of 2014)

Thanks you, Angie, one of our AI Madison Group #139 members!
Click here for entire update and details.