Prisoners

Letter writing to Guantanamo prisoners

Below are instructions for writing to prisoners at Guantanamo and a list of names of the prisoners.

Two Films from Appalshop

Saturday, April 16, 2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Black Lung Kills

coal mine, worker rights,

Black Lung Kills

 The American Friends Service Committee/SERO and Paul Hays of Appalshop Film and Video (Appalshop.org) present 2 documentaries.

Fightin For A Breath - A documentary about "Black Lung". Caused by poor safety standards and lack of safety equipment this fim examines the history of the movement to compensate for black lung and airs archival footage of the United Mine Workers of America organizing against Black Lung. Footage also includes "Black Lung" victims being treated ar a "Black Lung" Clinic. Aired on Kentucky Public Television in the 2000s.

Prisoner questionaire responses

Excerpts from responses to a prisoner questionnaire sent to inmates in private prisons in Arizona.

A Benefit for Prisoner's Revolutionary Literature Fund

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 5:30pm

Come out to engage in and support the cause of individuals living under mass incarceration. Enjoy a night of dramatic readings of actual prisoners letters exposing the depth of their experiences, reconciliation with their past present and future, and transformative views about the world we live in.

Music and food will be provided at this event.

We ask a $7 donation but encourage any level of support as all proceeds will go towards the fulfilling of literature requests and Revolution Newspaper subscriptions to prisoner's across the country.

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