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NYC – Tuesday, February 5th – Revolutionary Love For an Early Valentine’s Day

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner
WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
WHERECAGE – 83A Hester Street New York, New York 10002 (directions below)
COST: Free
This time last year, we were feeling the warmth of a coming global spring. This year, we see comrades from Egypt to Indonesia to Mexico attacking the state in capital. There’s a palpable tension between the authorities who keep cracking skulls and those rebels who continue to fight back. And for those rebels, still in the streets, or locked in a prison cell, we hold revolutionary love. With that love burning in our hearts, we host another of our every-other-week political prisoner letter-writing dinners.

This week we’re having a Valentine’s Day card writing party for PPs and POWs in the region. But rather than looking to a holiday based on Christian martyrs from millennia ago and kept alive through consumerism and romantic coupling, we’re celebrating revolutionary love and solidarity. We love our imprisoned comrades and use this week’s card-writing night to manifest that love.
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BK/NY – Tuesday, February 14th – Revolutionary Love For a Belated Valentine’s Day

WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner
WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, February 14th, 2012
WHERE: 885 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, New York (see below for directions)
COST: Free
This time last year, we were buried under ice, winter unrelenting. This year, we are feeling the warmth of a coming global spring. There’s a palpable tension between the authorities who keep cracking skulls and those rebels who continue to fight back. And for those rebels, still in the streets, or locked in a prison cell, we hold revolutionary love. With that love burning in our hearts, we host another of our every-other-week political prisoner letter-writing dinners.

This week we’re having a belated Valentine’s Day card writing party for PPs and POWs in the region. But rather than looking to a holiday based on Christian martyrs from millennia ago and kept alive through consumerism and romantic coupling, we’re celebrating revolutionary love and solidarity. We love our imprisoned comrades and use this week’s card-writing night to manifest that love.
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BK/NY – Tuesday, February 1st – Revolutionary Love For an Early Valentine’s Day

What: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner
When: 7pm (sharp), Tuesday, February 1st, 2011
Where: 885 Park Avenue, Brooklyn, New York (see below for directions)
Cost: Free


Not to sound like a broken MP3, but this weather. We’re expecting another round of freezing rain and snow. Just a couple of weeks ago, it was so bad that a fire under the street knocked out the power for our regular letter-writing spot. And yet folks turned out. We had a great time, wrote some letters, and talked about PPs and POWs. So why not brave the cold again this week? It’s going to be worth it.

This week we’re having an early Valentine’s Day card writing party for PPs and POWs in the region. But rather than looking to a holiday based on Christian martyrs from millennia ago and kept alive through consumerism and romantic coupling, we’re celebrating revolutionary love and solidarity. We love our imprisoned comrades and use this week’s card-writing night to manifest that love.

The deal, as always, is that you come bringing only yourself (and your friends and comrades), and we provide you with a delicious vegan meal, information about the prisoners as well as all of the letter-writing materials and prisoner-letter-writing info you could ever want to use in one evening. In return, you write a thoughtful letter to a political prisoner or prisoner of war of your choosing or, better yet, keep up a long-term correspondence. We’ll also provide some brief updates and pass around birthday cards for the PP/POWs whose birthdays fall in the next two weeks thanks to the Anarchist Birthday Brigade.

DIRECTIONS:
Getting to 885 Park Avenue is simple:
From the J/M/Z:
Flushing Stop: Walk southeast on Broadway (toward Sumner Place, away from Thornton Street) and make a right on Park Avenue. We’re halfway down the block, on your right.
Myrtle Stop: Walk northwest on Broadway (toward Melrose Street, away from Troutman Street) and make a left on Park Avenue. We’re halfway down the block on the right.

From the G Train:
Flushing Avenue Stop: Walk south on Marcy Avenue (toward Hopkins Street, away from Wallabout Street) and turn left on Park Avenue. We’re three and a half blocks down on the left.
Myrtle-Willoughby Avenues Stop: Walk north on Marcy Avenue (toward Stockton Street, away from Vernon Avenue) and turn right on Park Avenue. We’re three and a half blocks down on your left.

If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch. Otherwise, we’ll see you at supper.

This event is brought to you by your friendly neighborhood Anarchist Black Cross.–

ABCF-NYC
Post Office Box 110034
Brooklyn, New York 11211

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