Letter Writing, 9/4/22

appalachian landscape with information on letter writing in front

Join Blue Ridge ABC for political prisoner letter writing, Sunday Sept 4th from 3-5pm at West Asheville Park, 198 Vermont Ave. We’ll be writing to political prisoners with upcoming birthdays as well as any friends or loved ones who may need a little boost behind bars. Pick up free literature and stickers, make some friends,…

June 2022 Prisoner Letter Writing

Join Blue Ridge Anarchist Black Cross on Sunday, June 5th for our monthly political prisoner letter writing event at West Asheville Park on Vermont Ave, from 3-5pm. We’ll bring the materials and names and addresses of political and politicized prisoners with upcoming birthdays or who’ve been facing repression. It’s a great way to start a new friendship, meet others interested in prisoner support, let the prison know that our comrades aren’t alone and make someones day behind bars.

March 2022 Political Prisoner Letter Writing

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We’ll be doing letter writing at Firestorm today from 1:00-3:00PM. Check out https://uprisingsupport.org/ for information on people who are awaiting trail or serving prison sentences from the 2020 uprisings.     Here’s a birthday list for this month: ===Cinque Magee=== Birthday: March 17 Mailing Address: Ruchell Magee #A92051 T 115 California Medical Facility Post Office…

November 2021 Political Prisoner Letter Writing Event

Appalachian landscape in autumn with details of the eventIf you’re in the Asheville area, check out the Blue Ridge Anarchist Black Cross letter writing night on Sunday, November 7th from 5-7pm at West Asheville Park at 198 Vermont Ave. No letter writing experience required, they provide stationary, names and addresses of prisoners with upcoming birthdays or facing repression.

As stated before, letters are a great show of support for folks facing repression, as well as a great way to build new relationships with the person you write as well as a to make friends with others interested in offering support to incarcerated comrades. Contact is so important, especially in these isolating times.

We’ll also be bringing t-shirts, buttons and stickers for purchase, great gifts that support our prisoner support efforts.

October 2021 Political Prisoner Letter Writing Event

An appalachian sunset with the words "Political Prisoner Letter Writing | 5-7pm, Sunday Oct 3rd | West Asheville Park, 11 Vermont Ave"This month’s political prisoner letter writing event will be outdoors, socially distanced at the West Asheville park from 5-7pm on Sunday, October 3rd!  We’ll provide addresses of and info about political prisoners with upcoming birthdays or prison rebels currently facing repression in the so-called US. We’ll share stamps, envelopes and other stationary and are happy to help whether you are a novice letter writer or seasoned pro.

A letter to a prisoner can mean a new relationship, it shows the prison staff and other prisoners that outside eyes are on this person, a break from monotonous and/or harsh circumstances, an escape of the imagination.

 

Political Prisoner Letter Writing, Sept 2021

Appalachian horizon in September, trees changing colors, with event info overlayed

Join us on September 5th from 5-7pm at West Asheville Park (11 Vermont Ave, Asheville) for our monthly, socially distanced letter writing events. We’ll provide materials, names of prisoners with upcoming birthdays or facing repression who could use a kind word, potential friends and comrades. Or just come by with your own writing project for…

July 2021 Letter Writing Event

Join us on July 4th from 5-7pm at West Asheville Park (Vermont Ave, Asheville) for our monthly, socially distanced letter writing events. We’ll provide materials, names of prisoners with upcoming birthdays or facing repression who could use a kind word, potential friends and comrades. Letters not only bridge connection through the bars, they provide a…

May 2021 Prisoner Letter Writing

Join us on May 2nd from 5-7pm at West Asheville Park (Vermont Ave, Asheville) for our monthly, socially distanced letter writing events. We’ll provide materials, names of prisoners with upcoming birthdays or facing repression who could use a kind word, potential friends and comrades. Letters not only bridge connection through the bars, they provide a…

April 2021 Political Prisoner Letter Writing

Join us on April 4th from 5-7pm at West Asheville Park (Vermont Ave, Asheville) for our monthly, socially distanced letter writing events. We’ll provide materials, names of prisoners with upcoming birthdays or facing repression who could use a kind word, potential friends and comrades. Letters not only bridge connection through the bars, they provide a…

‘All Power To The People’ film showing

Join BRABC for a showing of the amazing 1996 documentary, ‘All Power To The People: The Black Panther Party and Beyond’.  This film features the voices of many folks involved in the BPP, BLA and other liberation movements of the 1960’s and 70’s as well as historians and activists talking about the suppression of the…