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Free books to prisoners nationwide! Stop by Sat/Sun 2–5, 4511 N Hermitage, 60640. Learn more, including what paperback books we need most: chicagobwp@gmail.com
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#FreeLiyah 17h
Got lots of follows talking Ruth Gilmore+abolition, so let's do some work: Liyah Birru is a criminalized DV survivor who killed her abuser in self-defense. She faces deportation. Gov. Newsom can pardon her. You can help : 1. Sign her petition:
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k'eguro 3h
How will you practice freedom today?
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k'eguro 3h
How will you imagine freedom today?
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Jill Piggott 15h
Sent child's book about US states to a developmentally-disabled prisoner w/ an IQ of 62 who'd been wrongly convicted at age 13 & was confined to a wheelchair by progressive . Florida threw it away because he might use it to plan an escape.
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Books to Prisoners 17h
"The short answer I found is that the public doesn’t really know the extent of censorship in prison libraries, and it seems that prisons don’t want us to know."
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ProPublica 6h
Applications have opened for The Data Institute, a 12-day intensive workshop on how to use data, design and code for journalism. Join and members of our news apps team for ‼️free‼️ this summer.
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Critical Resistance 6h
Come out next Wednesday in San Francisco - there's no reason why the jail at 850 Bryant St should remain open. It's time for the city to .
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Milwaukee Black & Pink 7h
***UPDATE: NO NEW RICHMOND DETENTION CENTER!!!**** "After reviewing the staff report, ICA [Immigration Centers of America] communicated to the City that they have decided to officially withdraw the rezoning application." …/Press_Release_4_18_201…
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Chicago Taskforce 8h
"People think that intimate partner violence among adolescents is less serious than among adults. It's important to highlight that this can really lead to death. It's not something to brush off as 'This is just an argument between kids'"
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Midwest Unrest 8h
Ras Uhuru has been in solitary for 22 years. He is on hunger strike right now to get back into general population. His friends have asked folks to call Waupun Correctional to show support. Sample script provided.
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Clint Smith Apr 1
Prisons are full of insidious things but one of the most infuriating is that incarcerated people have to pay money to make a phone call. All the research we have says maintaining family ties reduces the likelihood of coming back & yet the system makes it as difficult as possible.
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dr. wikipedia eve louise calrissian-brown the 9th 9h
are you a poet? is working with community (as you define it) a crucial part of your artistic practice + who you are? applications are now open for the 2019 Emerging Poets Incubator! come link with other community-engaged poets in Chicago this summer!
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Prison Legal News 9h
An interesting bit of commentary from the criminal justice community on language and labels
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Joshua B. Hoe 10h
THIS is the South Carolina Department of Corrections THIS not cellphones, not deflections, not nonsense from THIS
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KarenCampbellWrites 13h
Tamra Upton dies in prison at Coffee Creek Prison
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Books to Prisoners 13h
We're also concerned about the fact Texas prisons ban The Color Purple but allow Mein Kampf: ...and the fact prisons have banned maps of fictional places () & THE MOON (?!) as being "escape aids":
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Circles & Ciphers 13h
ATTENTION ALL ARTISTS: This Saturday (4/20) we’re throwing a FREE Open Mic at the United Church of Rogers Park open to all ages. Come out to experience beautiful art, free snacks & a welcoming community. 🌍This is a great networking opportunity!
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MUAVI 17h
Friends, the governor’s office has contacted us to let us know they’re getting our message and that this petition is being reviewed, which is great, thank you to each & every caller. And, Deb is still in prison, so let’s keep calling: 312-814-2121
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Jailhouse Lawyers Speak #PrisonRebellion 14h
We love this art work! Please be sure to give our comrade acknowledgment when used
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