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GET TO KNOW A LITTLE ABOUT OUR ORGANIZERS
Geri Silva was born and raised in Los Angeles where she spent the past 40 years in all forms of struggle for human, political and economic rights. Her activity covers the span from immigration rights to welfare rights to the right to decent housing for all in need. For the past 20+ years she has fought against the rampant and ongoing abuses in the courts and at the hands of the police. Silva was a founding member of Mothers Reclaiming Our Children (Mothers ROC) in 1992, Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes (FACTS) in 1996, Fair Chance Project (FCP) in 2009, and California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) in 2011. She is presently the Executive Director of FACTS Education Fund and a board member of FCP. FACTS, CFASC and FCP are projects of FACTS Education Fund. Geri is the coordinator for Families United to End LWOP ~ FUEL as well as an Organizer
"Individually we are a drop, but together we are an ocean."
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