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Freedom On the Move Prisoner Solidarity Postcard Writing

Join us for a night of art, books, prisoner solidarity, music and food!
*Special edition N.O. Bonzo / CR tshirts * * Dignidad Rebelde art table + more *

*Kid-friendly! Coloring book pages and kids station with childcare.*

It's time for our annual Prisoner Solidarity Postcard mailing. We invite you to join us as we take action and build power across prison walls!

Every year in the wintertime, Critical Resistance sends a note of solidarity, hope, and encouragement to all of the subscribers of The Abolitionist newspaper that are currently locked up in jails, detention centers, and prisons. This year we have over 5,800 postcards to send to our imprisoned comrades.


Every year we spend over $2,000 on postage stamps to send political organizing resources to people inside. This fall, CR Oakland members initiated a new study group with imprisoned people inside, based on Black and Pink’s model. With 25 people in prisons across the country, 15 CR Oakland members and volunteers read articles from The Abolitionist newspaper, wrote study questions and responses, then facilitated discussion across prison compiling prisoners’ responses with member responses and analysis, to send back to the study group inside. Can't make it but want to support? Make a gift for postage here ( and dedicate it to CR Oakland. Your gifts will help us launch the second study group in January 2018!

If you have an imprisoned loved one that you want to send a card to, please join us. We will have blank cards and extras for you to take.

Venue info: The bookstore is wheelchair accessible and one block from 14th St BART. Bathrooms are up one flight of stairs (we are exploring wheelchair accessible bathroom options).