Alcatraz 2023

FPJ Swim Team takes Alcatraz 2023

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Alcatraz Island, known for the notorious federal prison on center of the island, stands today as a symbol of the harsh realities of punitive justice in our society. Each year, the FPJ swim team swims from Alcatraz across the bay to the shores of San Francisco, connecting the remote island to our loved ones awaiting their return. The swim is an annual fundraiser and campaign to raise awareness of the harm of incarceration on our communities.

Sponsoring our swimmers supports FPJ's programs for impacted children and families.

Programs include holiday gifts for children with incarcerated parents; targeted support with daily necessities like groceries, rent assistance, or school supplies; and capacity building for FPJ to organize for abolition. Our community initiatives also include film, painting, and storytelling, all aimed at facilitating safety, growth, and resilience. Our 2023 fundraising goal is $50,000.

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Join us on September 23, 2023 at Aquatic Park

Alcatraz Swim Route

Date of Swim: September 23, 2023
Location: Aquatic Park Bleachers
Swimmer Departure Time: 7:00am*
Arrival Time to Shore: 8:30am*

*Times are subject to change depending on bay conditions

Meet the Swimmers

  • Sandra Zuniga
  • Shanna Wills
  • Karen Tsugawa
  • Jonathan Ginez
  • Jade Greene
  • Jasmine Dator
  • Robin Kallman
  • Scarlet Nerad
  • Terra Judge
  • Mirra Schwartz
  • Mark Efe
  • Dario McConnie-Saad
  • Jared Rudolph
  • Bryan Earley
  • Jesse Meade
  • Michelle Gaudet
  • Galia Amram
  • Andrew Perito
  • Gabrielle Gaudet
  • Matthew Grubisich
  • Salena Nguyen
  • Lorena Rodriguez
  • Harrison Bandabaila
  • Dylan Majsiak
  • Jackson Tejeda
  • Justine Juson
  • Kyle Neil
  • Krishna Raja
  • Ryan Chausse
  • Lew Wentz
  • Ryan Bricker

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Thank you! We look forward to seeing you on September 23!

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Community Resource Initiative, DBA Full Picture Justice, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization | Tax ID 26-0564961
3030B 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Mailing Address: PO Box 411347, San Francisco, CA 94141