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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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Tuesday July 5th: Letter-writing for Karla & Magda

Tuesday July 5th: Letter-writing for Karla & Magda
Join us as we write to Magda and Karla, feminist political prisoners in so-called Mexico. This past April 15th, a spectacular operation with more than 200 police officers occurred outside of the property of Okupa Cuba Casa de Refugio in Mexico City. At this eviction, the authorities took women that were in Casa as refugees– women who had to leave their homes, run away from the violent femicide that plagues Mexico, and took refuge to save their lives in Okupa Cuba Monumenta Viva. [Read More]

Tuesday May 31st: Letter-writing for Jessica Reznicek

Tuesday May 31st: Letter-writing for Jessica Reznicek
Jessica Reznicek is a land and water defender who took a stand against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in Iowa. Jessica attended public comment hearings, gathered signatures for valid requests for Environmental Impact Statements, and participated in civil disobedience, hunger strikes, marches and rallies, boycotts and encampments. When the process failed, she and a fellow Catholic Worker then spent the next couple of months disabling construction machinery along the pipeline route. [Read More]

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]