WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 WHERE: CAGE – 83A Hester Street New York, New York 10002 (directions below) COST: Free A 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
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
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 PP/POW Birthday Calendar.
DIRECTIONS: Getting to CAGE is simple: From the J/M/Z: Essex Street Stop: Walk west on Delancey Street (toward Essex Street, away from Norfolk Street) and make a left on Essex Street. Walk three blocks and turn right onto Hester Street. We’re two and a half blocks down, on the right.
From the F: East Broadway Stop: Walk north on Rutgers Street (toward East Broadway, away from Henry Street), that becomes Essex Street, and turn left on Hester Street. We’re two and a half blocks down, on the right.
From the B/D: Grand Street Stop: Walk east on Grand Street (Toward Forsyth Street, away from Chrystie Street) and turn right on Orchard Street. Walk one block and turn right onto Hester Street. We’re a few storefronts down on the right.
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. – NYC ABC
Post Office Box 110034 Brooklyn, New York 11211
Free all Political Prisoners and Prisoners of War! For the Abolition of State Repression and Domination!