Wednesday Dec 4th: Annual Political Prisoner Holiday Card Making Party!

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Wednesday December 4th, 6:30pm
27 Social Centre, 2727 W. 27th Ave Denver

Join Denver ABC for our annual letter writing and card making party for U.S. held political prisoners and prisoners of war.

For over 100 members of our social movements who have been kidnapped from their communities and families, the holidays can be a particularly trying time. A card or short note from someone on the outside can make all the difference for those who have been taken away from everyone they love. All the materials that you need will be provided: paper, art supplies, prisoner addresses, etc. We just need YOU!

This is a family friendly event, so bring the kids, your friends, or anyone else you can. If you can bring any extra art supplies, especially markers or colored pencils (but NO crayons, glue, glitter or anything else that violates prison regulations) that would also be amazingly helpful.

An assortment of vegan and non-vegan treats and baked goods will be provided as well as other refreshments.

We hope you’ll take a couple hours out of your time to show your support and love for our comrades and join us on December 4th.

SOLI!
DABC

Black Liberation Political Prisoner Letter Writing Night

George-Jackson-Black-August-posterWednesday August 7, 6:30pm
27 Social Centre (2727 W. 27th Ave, Eastside Alley Entrance)

Join Denver Anarchist Black Cross for our monthly letter writing night to U.S. held political prisoners and prisoners of (liberatory) war. For August, we will be focusing on Black Liberation prisoners, in honor of Black August.

Black August is an annual commemoration and time of fasting, remembrance, reflection, and celebration of black and New Afrikan resistance in North America.

As always, Denver ABC will provide everything you need to write our comrades being held in prisons across the U.S. We will provide, pens, paper, envelopes, prisoner addresses, and stamps, as well as an informative powerpoint presentation on the cases of these comrades, as well as DINNER! All we need is you!

This is a kid friendly event, so bring out the whole family.

For a complete list of political prisoners that Denver ABC supports, you can check out https://denverabc.wordpress.com/prisoners-dabc-supports/political-prisoners-database/

Denver: Tonight! DABC monthly prisoner letter writing night

On Wednesday, July 4th, the Denver Anarchist Black Cross will host our monthly letter writing night to political prisoners and prisoners of [liberatory and social] war held captive by the United States. As people across the country celebrate the genocidal, colonial history of the U.S., dozens of freedom fighters continue to languish in cages, held away from their communities, comrades, neighbors, friends, and families.

We will spend the night supporting OUR troops, the freedom fighting warriors who have been kidnapped away from us. We will be focusing especially on the cases of three Puerto Rican Independentistas; Avelino Gonzalez Claudio, Oscar Lopez Rivera, and Norberto Gonzalez Claudio currently held captive by the U.S.
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Denver, July 4th: Monthly Political Prisoner letter writing night: Support OUR troops!

On Wednesday, July 4th, the Denver Anarchist Black Cross will host our monthly letter writing night to political prisoners and prisoners of [liberatory and social] war held captive by the United States. As people across the country celebrate the genocidal, colonial history of the U.S., dozens of freedom fighters continue to languish in cages, held away from their communities, comrades, neighbors, friends, and families.

We will spend the night supporting OUR troops, the freedom fighting warriors who have been kidnapped away from us. We will be focusing especially on the cases of three Puerto Rican Independentistas; Avelino Gonzalez Claudio, Oscar Lopez Rivera, and Norberto Gonzalez Claudio currently held captive by the U.S.

There will be a presentation about the cases of these comrades, as well as a brief presentation with updates on the cases of the Tinley Park 5, NATO 5, and Cleveland 5. As always, everything you need to write letters or cards of support will be provided including pens, envelopes, paper, addresses, stamps, and even DINNER!

Come join Denver ABC as we commemorate July 4th in a different way, without the jingoistic, colonialist revelry.

Denver ABC monthly political prisoner letter writing night
Wednesday July 4th, 6:30pm
27 Social Centre, 2727 W. 27th Ave Unit D Denver, CO 80211

Soli!
DABC CREW

This Wednesday! Eco-Prisoner Letter Writing and “If A Tree Falls” Filmscreening

Join us for our monthly letter writing night. For March we have a very special addition to the evening.We will be writing letters to environmental prisoners and enjoying tasty vegan lettuce wraps.

After letter writing for vegan mini pies (available for a small donation to benefit prisoners) and a screening of the film If a Tree Falls: A story of the Earth Liberation Front.

This event is free and family friendly.
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First Letter Writing Night of 2012: A Community Forum on the Lucasville Uprising

Lucasville Uprising Letter Writing Night

Wednesday, January 4th

6:30 pm

27 Social Centre (2727 W 27th ave)

Join DABC on Wednesday, January 4th for a community dinner and forum on the Lucasville Prison Uprising of 1993.  The event will include an informative presentation and critical discussion on the uprising and its aftermath. SIDDIQUE ABDULLAH HASAN, A PRISONER FROM THE LUCASVILLE UPRISING, WILL BE GIVING A SPECIAL ADDRESS VIA TELEPHONE.

The event is child friendly, free, and open to the public.

More on the Lucasville Uprising…

In April of 1993 hundreds of prisoners at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility took control of one of the facility’s wings for 11 days before it was forcibly taken back over.  The rebellion was composed of a temporarily united front of prisoners across racial, religious, and gang divisions that produced 21 demands centered around basic human rights.  During the uprising several prisoner informants and a guard were killed.

In the aftermath, the state aggressively recruited snitches, coerced their testimony, interfered with access to council, hid or destroyed exculpatory evidence, and presented little or no physical evidence in trials and legal proceedings. Five inmates were given the death penalty, while others were given life sentences.

More on Siddique Hasan…

Siddique Abdullah Hasan is a prison Imam, a skilled writer, and a compassionate mentor and friend to fellow inmates. He was placed on death-row for his alleged leadership role in the 1993 Lucasville rebellion. The riots occurred shortly before his scheduled release. Hasan maintains his innocence. His case has found widespread popular support, but is nearing the end of appeals.

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January Letter Writing Night: The Lucasville Uprising

Lucasville Uprising Letter Writing Night

Wednesday, January 4th

6:30 pm

27 Social Centre (2727 W 27th ave)

 

In April of 1993 hundreds of prisoners at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility took control of one of the facility’s wings for 11 days before it was forcibly taken back over.  The rebellion was composed of a temporarily united front of prisoners across racial, religious, and gang divisions that produced 21 demands centered around basic human rights.  During the uprising several prisoner informants and a guard were killed.

In the aftermath, the state aggressively recruited snitches, coerced their testimony, interfered with access to council, hid or destroyed exculpatory evidence, and presented little or no physical evidence in trials and legal proceedings. Five inmates were given the death penalty, while others were given life sentences.

Join DABC on Wednesday, January 4th for dinner and letter writing to the Lucasville Uprising prisoners.  The event will also include an informative presentation and critical discussion on the uprising and its aftermath.

The event is child friendly, free, and open to the public.

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