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Monthly letter-writing

We host prisoner letter-writing events on the fourth Monday of every month at 6:30pm currently held online using Jitsi or in person at Clark Park


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Monday April 25th: Letter-writing for Xinachtli

Monday April 25th: Letter-writing for Xinachtli
Philly ABC is back at it this month with another monthly letter-writing event for political prisoners. This event will be online - join from anywhere! We hope to return to outdoor in-person events next month. This month we will be checking in with Xinachtli, a Chicano-Mexicano anarchist political prisoner serving a 50-year sentence after being targeted for his Chicano rights and anti-police brutality activism. In 1976 he was falsely accused of murder, for which he narrowly escaped the death penalty, destined instead to serve a life sentence. [Read More]

Monday February 28th: Letter-writing for Veronza Bowers

Monday February 28th: Letter-writing for Veronza Bowers
Join Philly ABC this 2022 Black Futures month to send letters of solidarity to one of the longest-held political prisoners of the Black Liberation struggle, Veronza Bowers. Veronza is a former Black Panther Party member framed for the murder of a U.S. Park Ranger on the word of two government informants, both of whom received reduced sentences for other crimes by the federal prosecutor’s office. Because Veronza’s case falls under “old law” guidelines, he was supposed to be granted mandatory parole after serving 30 years. [Read More]

Monday January 31st: Letter-writing for Toby Shone

Monday January 31st: Letter-writing for Toby Shone
In November 2020 a series of coordinated raids against anarchist website 325.nostate.net were executed by Counter-Terrorism cops in the UK as part of “Operation Adream.” Several properties in the South-West of England were searched and one person, Toby Shone, was arrested and charged under the Terrorist Act. Toby was originally charged with providing a service enabling others to access terrorist publications contrary to section 2 of the Terrorism Act 2006, fundraising for terrorist purposes contrary to section 15 of the Terrorism Act 2000, and two counts of possession of information likely to be useful to a terrorist contrary to section 58 of the Terrorism Act 2000. [Read More]

Monday November 29th: Letter-writing for Oso Blanco

Monday November 29th: Letter-writing for Oso Blanco
The National Native Day of Mourning (so-called Thanksgiving) marks the invasion, theft of land, and genocide committed against the Indigenous Native People by European colonialists and later by their Amerikan descendants. UFF Ohio 7 comrades, Kazi Toure and Jaan Laaman, will be conducting a 24 hour fast on Nov. 25th and ask you to join: This fast is to recognize and highlight the genocide of Native People and the theft of Native land. [Read More]

Monday October 25th: Letter-writing for Dan Baker

Monday October 25th: Letter-writing for Dan Baker
Dan Baker is a social justice activist and former army vet. He went AWOL instead of fighting in Iraq, and then took his training to help defend Rojava with the International Freedom Battalion and was featured on VICE. Dan was also active during the George Floyd rebellion and took part in CHAZ . He was arrested on January 15th, 2021 after the FBI compiled social media posts related to Trump supporters’ actions on inauguration day to build a criminal case against him. [Read More]