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Monthly letter-writing

We host prisoner letter-writing events on the fourth Monday of every month at 6:30 pm currently held online using Jitsi due to COVID.


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#RDTW2020 Video and Chuck Africa's Recommended Resources

#RDTW2020 Video and Chuck Africa's Recommended Resources
The 2020 Running Down The Walls official reportback is coming shortly. In the meantime, check out this amazing montage by hate5six. If you missed the full version of Chuck Africa’s speech on Sunday, he is calling on the movement to support two of the men held at SCI Fayette, the prison that Chuck was last at before his release in February, as well as women in prison more generally. [Read More]

Special Black August Birthday Event for Russell Maroon Shoatz

Special Black August Birthday Event for Russell Maroon Shoatz
Sunday, August 23rd, 4:30pm at Malcolm X Park - This month’s letter-writing event will be a special Black August edition on Sunday August 23rd, the 77th birthday of Black Liberation prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz. Join us in signing conscious birthday cards, talking about his case and history of struggle, and engage in political education through a raffle! The PE raffle prizes are four pairs of Nike shoes that were donated in support of this event: [Read More]

Report from August 8th: Protest Against Police Terror & Tribute to Delbert Africa

Report from August 8th: Protest Against Police Terror & Tribute to Delbert Africa
Rest in Power, Del! Reporting back from the August 8, 2020 tribute to Delbert Africa, we wanted to share some images and video from the event as well as what Del meant to members of Philly ABC. We corresponded and visited with Del and all remaining Move 9 prisoners (#RIP Merle Africa - 1998) from 2013 to after their release from prison. They maintained the great physical shape that the group was known for, to the best of their ability, inside prison for 4 decades. [Read More]

RDTW: Sign up now for limited Black Panther and BLM Gear

RDTW: Sign up now for limited Black Panther and BLM Gear
August is here! Speaking of the birth of revolutionary Russell Maroon Shoatz, we’ll soon be announcing a special Black August edition letter-writing event for him on his birthday, August 23rd. The next day (August 24th) is the registration deadline for this year’s Running Down The Walls. Don't wait until the last minute! Register by the end of this week with an online donation, and you’ll be automatically entered into a raffle for Free the Panthers and Black Lives Matter gear. [Read More]

Monday, July 27th: Letter-writing for Gage Halupowski

Monday, July 27th: Letter-writing for Gage Halupowski
Join us for our monthly letter-writing to political prisoners that we hold on the 4th Monday each month. To observe social distancing, we will hold this event online once again on the secure video platform, Jitsi. In honor of the International Day of Solidarity with Anti-fascist Prisoners, this month we’re writing letters to Gage Halupowski, an anti-fascist political prisoner serving an insane six year prison sentence stemming from a counter protest to a far right rally in Portland, OR on June 29th, 2019. [Read More]