November 2022 letter writing event

Join BRABC for political prisoner letter writing at Firestorm Books (610 Haywood Rd, Asheville) today, November 6th 2022 from 3-5pm! We’ll be writing prisoners with birthdays this month or who could use a kind word from outside. We appreciate folks bringing their own mask as this event is indoors, but Firestorm also has masks available.

Letter Writing, October 2nd 2022

From 1-3pm, join us for our monthly letter writing event at West Asheville Park, 198 Vermont Avenue. Get free information about political prisoners, we’ll bring letter writing supplies, talk about abolitionism. You know the deal! We’ll be writing to prisoners facing repression or with October birthdays, but feel free to bring those letters you’ve set…

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.

May 2022 Prisoner Letter Writing

Rainy Appalachian landscape with "Politlcal Prisoner Letter Writing" flyer imprintedJoin BRABC for our monthly political prisoner letter writing event, first Sunday of the month at West Asheville Park at 198 Vermont Ave, Asheville, 5-7pm on May 1st, 2022.

We’ll be writing to political prisoners with upcoming birthdays or who are facing repression, though please feel free to bring your own letters you’ve been meaning to write.

If you’re new to writing letters, no worries! It’s a great way to connect to folks and means a huge deal to our siblings behind bars. We’ll bring experience, addresses and names, plus stationary.

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…

August 2021 Political Prisoner Letter Writing

summer landsacpe in southern appalachia, "political prisoner letter writing: Sunday, Aug 1st | 5-7pm; West Avl Park, 11 Vt Ave"

Come out to our monthly political prisoner letter writing event in Asheville, held at West Asheville Park since the pandemic to allow for social distancing. We can provide the names and addresses of long term prisoners with upcoming birthdays and recent political and politicized prisoners facing repression behind bars and needing some friendly words sent…