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Calling Out Corruption Tennessee: Stop Private Prison Influence

Aug 28 Aug 28, 2019 5:00pm CDT - 8:00pm CDT Add to calendar 2019-08-28 17:00:00 2019-08-28 20:00:00 America/Chicago Calling out Corruption TN: August 28th <h3><strong>Private prison companies are exploiting our corrupt political system to lock people up...for profit.</strong></h3> <hr> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The top two private prisons – </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">GEO</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> and </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Cor</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">eCivic – have spent more than $25 million on lobbying since 1989. Meanwhile, the U.S. has the highest private prison population in the world. From 2000 to 2016, the private prison population increased by 46%.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Politicians need to stop taking money from private prisons - but they aren't going to do it unless they feel pressure from the voters. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>We're <span>calling voters in Tennessee, home to Sen. </span></strong></span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong><span>Marsha Blackburn one of the top congressional recipients of private prison money - We will be transferring voters to Marsha's voicemail, and leaving messages demanding that she stop accepting contributions from private prisons.</span></strong></span></p> <p>Never made calls before? Don't worry! we'll train you on the script and the dialer program, as well as connect you with other callers to keep motivated and having fun. The phonebank will be open starting at 5pm CT, but you have complete flexibility for when you want to jump on.</p> <hr> <h3><em><strong>RSVP to have the event details sent to your inbox. See you there!</strong></em></h3> Right from your computer!, Ben Levinsohn grassroots@represent.us
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Private prison companies are exploiting our corrupt political system to lock people up...for profit.


The top two private prisons – GEO and CoreCivic – have spent more than $25 million on lobbying since 1989. Meanwhile, the U.S. has the highest private prison population in the world. From 2000 to 2016, the private prison population increased by 46%.

Politicians need to stop taking money from private prisons - but they aren't going to do it unless they feel pressure from the voters. 

We're calling voters in Tennessee, home to Sen. Marsha Blackburn one of the top congressional recipients of private prison money - We will be transferring voters to Marsha's voicemail, and leaving messages demanding that she stop accepting contributions from private prisons.

Never made calls before? Don't worry! we'll train you on the script and the dialer program, as well as connect you with other callers to keep motivated and having fun. The phonebank will be open starting at 5pm CT, but you have complete flexibility for when you want to jump on.


RSVP to have the event details sent to your inbox. See you there!

 
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