Save the Date!
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.
Keep me in the loop!
Support for political prisoners doesn’t stop during a pandemic; in fact it only intensifies as prisoners are in extremely dangerous conditions without the ability to socially distance or access to protective supplies. On top of that, staff members have been deliberately defying CDC guidelines endangering prisoners by coughing without covering their mouth, etc. Please join us this Monday April 27th for our monthly letter-writing event at 6:30pm. Due to COVID-19, this event will be held online using the secure open source video conferencing platform, Jitsi. [Read More]
Monday, 1/27: Letter-writing to Michael Kimble
Monday, January 27th, 6:30pm at A-Space (4722 Baltimore Ave) - Join us for January letter-writing in support of Michael Kimble! Michael is a Black, gay anarchist serving a life sentence for the murder of a white, homophobic, racist bigot. He was recently placed in segregation at Holman Correctional Facility for coming to the defense of a fellow prisoner who was being beaten by guards. He is urgently asking for support in attaining transfer to a new facility. [Read More]
Winter Solstice Card Party for Political Prisoners
Join Philly Anarchist Black Cross for a Winter Solstice Card Party on Monday, 12/23, 6:30pm-8:30pm, at A-Space! We will send cards and warm wishes to our friends and comrades inside. Maintaining and building relationships with them is the crux of what we do, so we will be sending cards to U.S.-held PPs and POWs. Light refreshments will be provided and folks are welcome to come use the time as a regularly scheduled time to correspond with current penpals inside prison as well. [Read More]
Healing & Justice: A Fundraiser Featuring Holistic Treatments
Now taking appointments! Saturday, December 7th, 1-6pm at Six Fishes Neighborhood Acupuncture (2308 Grays Ferry Ave) - We are pleased to announce the first Philadelphia-based Healing & Justice benefit event: a day of rejuvenation and inspiration in honor of Dr. Mutulu Shakur! Book an appointment for acupuncture, massage or an herbal consultation for yourself or as a gift for someone who deserves it. Through his revolutionary work with Lincoln Detox, Black Acupuncture Advisory Association of North America and the Harlem Institute of Acupuncture, Dr. [Read More]
Monday, 11/25: Letter-writing for Black Liberation Prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz
Monday, November 25th, 6:30pm at A-Space (4722 Baltimore Ave) - Join us once again for monthly letter-writing to either strike up correspondence with someone new or keep up your correspondence with an existing penpal in prison. Bring only yourself or friends and comrades. All letter-writing supplies and snacks are provided. This month we will be sending letters to Russell Maroon Shoatz. Maroon is serving life in prison after being charged with four other known Black Panther Party members for an attack on a police station, committed by unknown persons presumably in retaliation for Frank Rizzo’s persecution of the BPP and tensions arising from police brutality and police killings of Black youth. [Read More]