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NYC – Tuesday, June 25th – Letter-writing to CeCe McDonald and Patreese Johnson

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner
WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, June 25th, 2013
WHERE: CAGE83A Hester Street (UPSTAIRS) New York, New York 10002 (directions below)
COST: Free

20130621-063632.jpg20130621-063641.jpgWith the recent rise in attacks on LGBTQ folks in NYC, Pride could not of come sooner. This week we will be writing to two women, CeCe McDonald & Patreese Johnson, who were attacked by hateful transphobes and homophobes, only to be punished for defending themselves.

If, for some crazy reason, you can’t join us, please write to CeCe and Patreese from home:
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Chrishaun McDonald* #238072
Minnesota Correctional Facility-St. Cloud
2305 Minnesota Boulevard S.E.
St. Cloud, Minnesota 56304
*Address letter to CeCe and envelope to Chishaun

Patreese Johnson #07-G-0635
Beacon Correctional Facility
50 Camp Beacon Road
Post Office Box 780
Beacon, New York 12508-0780

For more info on CeCe go to supportcece.wordpress.com
For more info on Patreese and the NJ4 go to freenj4.wordpress.com
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NYC – 19 Mar – Card-signing for Women’s History Month

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner
WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
WHERECAGE – 83A Hester Street New York, New York 10002 (directions below)
COST: Free
women 2013A mere month ago, we wrote about the nearly universal disdain folks have for cops. There’s little reason to explain why this is true, but some solid examples are the facts that cops consistently MURDER CHILDREN, have threatened to kill the grandmother of one of their victims, and conspire to murder and eat women. Of course these are outstanding events, but they shouldn’t be seen as exceptional in the context of an armed authority that protects the state and capital. These examples are highlights of an institution that by design oppresses to maintain the status quo. Another component of that oppression is imprisonment. We in NYC ABC respond to the caging of our comrades with support. Part of that support comes in the form of our every-other-week political prisoner letter-writing dinners. And in this month of women’s history, we offer our solidarity to female rebels. We’ll be providing updates and a little background on Debbie, Janet, and Janine Africa, Patreese Johnson, Marie Mason, CeCe McDonald, Rev. Joy Powell, Rebecca Rubin, and Lynne Stewart.

If, for whatever reason, you can’t make it to dinner, please take the time to write these comrades a letter:
Debbie Sims Africa #OO6307
SCI Cambridge Springs
451 Fullerton Avenue
Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania 16403

Janet Holloway Africa #OO6308
SCI Cambridge Springs
451 Fullerton Avenue
Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania 16403

Janine Phillips Africa #OO6309
SCI Cambridge Springs
451 Fullerton Avenue
Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania 16403

Patreese Johnson 07-G-0635
Beacon Correctional Facility
50 Camp Beacon Road
Post Office Box 780
Beacon, New York 12508-0780

Marie Mason #04672-061
FMC Carswell
Post Office Box 27137
Fort Worth, Texas 76127

Chishaun McDonald* #238072
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Stillwater
970 Pickett Street
Bayport, Minnesota  55003-1490
*Address card to CeCe.

Reverend Joy Powell #07-G-0632
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
Post Office Box 1000
Bedford Hills, New York 10507-2499

Rebecca Rubin #770288, 8A20
Multnomah County Inverness Jail
11540 NE Inverness Drive
Portland, Oregon 97220

Lynne Stewart #53504-054
FMC Carswell
Post Office Box 27137
Fort Worth, Texas 76127

For more information, check out:
http://www.onamove.com

http://freethenj4.wordpress.com

http://supportmariemason.org

http://supportcece.wordpress.com

http://freejoypowell.org

http://lynnestewart.org

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NYC – May 12th – Mother’s Day Eve Noise Demo Against the PIC

WHAT: Noise Demo
WHEN: 8:00pm, Saturday, May 12th
WHERE: Bayview Correctional Facility – West 20th Street & 11th Avenue New York, New York
COST: Free

As the Global Class War continues to heat up, the state continues its ongoing use of force, surveillance, and threat of incarceration against anyone who defies its laws. From Cece McDonald who got sentenced to 3 years for fighting back against a fucking Nazi, to Patreese Johnson who is still locked up for defending herself and her friends from being gay-bashed, to Revered Joy Powell who is serving a life sentence for agitating  against police violence, to the MOVE 9 women who had their house bombed and children killed because of their political beliefs, there is a clear pattern and history of the state using prisons to criminalize our resistance and self defense.

In solidarity with May Day calls for a world without borders and bosses, on the eve of Mother’s Day NYC Anarchist Black Cross calls for a world without cages for all. We call for it during this time, because 2/3 of all women in prison are mothers and we recognize the forced separation of a child from their caregiver by the state as an act of violence aimed at destroying families and social relationships. Furthermore, as an extension of that, when police continue killing people indiscriminately on the outside, they leave grieving families and loved ones with a loss that the “justice system” could never truly vindicate. For our communities, our loved ones, and liberation of all, burn the prisons!

BK/NY – Tuesday, March 13th – Letter-Writing for Women’s History Month, Part One

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner
WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
WHERE: 885 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, New York (see below for directions)
COST: Free

The NYC Anarchist Black Cross collective is back at it, serving up amazing food and knowledge about our folks behind bars. In light of March being women’s history month, this is the first letter-writing dinner this month where we’ll be focusing on a few of our female comrades behind bars. We’ll provide brief background and recent updates on Leah Henderson, Mandy Hiscocks, Patreese Johnson, CeCe McDonald, and Rev. Joy Powell. All you need to bring is an appetite, but friends and partners are welcome.

If for some reason you can’t make it out, but still want to support these comrades, you can write to them at:
Leah Henderson
Vanier Centre for Women at Milton
665 Martin Street
Milton, Ontario L9T 5E6
Canada

Amanda Hiscocks
Vanier Centre for Women at Milton
665 Martin Street
Milton, Ontario L9T 5E6
Canada

Patreese Johnson 07-G-0635
Taconic Correctional Facility
250 Harris Road
Bedford Hills, New York 10507

Chrishaun Reed McDonald* #2011014667
401 South 4th Avenue, Suite 100
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415
*Address the envelope to Chrishaun and the card/letter to CeCe

Joy Powell #07-G-0632
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility
Post Office Box 1000
Bedford Hills, New York 10507-2499

For more information on these cases, visit:
http://conspiretoresist.wordpress.com/leah-henderson
http://boredbutnotbroken.tao.ca
http://freenj4.wordpress.com (a little out of date, but useful)
http://supportcece.wordpress.com
http://freejoypowell.org
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