Hurricane Dorian: North Carolina Prison Phone Zap

Hurricane Dorian: North Carolina Prison Phone Zap Fight Toxic Prisons is amplifying the following phone zap from organizers on the ground in North Carolina. Send updates to FTPDisasterPrep@gmail.com As Hurricane Dorian hits the southeast, we prepare ourselves and our communities on both sides of the walls. More than half of the state’s prisons are located in areas…

Petition: FEMA, Ensure Prisoners Safety During Hurricanes

Petition: FEMA, Ensure Prisoners Safety During Hurricanes If you or your organization would like to sign on to the below letter please fill out this form. Help us amplify on social media too, share this post link: tinyurl.com/FEMAHurricanePetition Attention Federal Emergency Management Agency, @FEMA Peter Gaynor, FEMA Action Administrator, @FEMA_Pete Gracia B. Szczech, FEMA Region…

URGENT: #EvacuatePrisons Hurricane Dorian Phone Zap

“During the Flood” by Donald “C-Note” Hooker, K94063 (B5-136) PO Box 4490. UPDATE [Monday September 6th  9:31pm PST]- Several facilities in South Carolina including Lieber CI have power outages and possible flooding. As Hurricane Dorian hits the coasts of Georgia and the Carolinas, both states refuse to take necessary precautions to ensure the safety of…

Evacuate Prisoners! URGENT: Tropical Storm Barry Phone Zap Call In

URGENT: Tropical Storm Barry Phone Zap PUSH OUT TO ANY ORGANIZATIONS YOU KNOW THAT MIGHT HELP, AND REPORTERS! As Tropical Storm Barry threatens Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas over 65,000 people behind prison bars and in detention centers lie directly in it’s path with no ability to evacuate. Governor Edwards has declared a state of emergency…

Prisoners and Activists Stop New Prison on Coal Mine Site in Kentucky

For Immediate Release June 13, 2019 Contact: Marianne Cufone, Green Justice, (813) 785-8386 Prisoners and Activists Stop New Prison on Coal Mine Site in Kentucky [6/20/19: An updated version of this press release can be found here] Washington, DC — In response to a federal lawsuit filed by Green Justice attorneys, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced it withdrew its…

#FreeTheDads Father’s Day / Juneteenth Bailout

#FreeTheDads From Fathers Day to Juneteenth, Help Us Re-unite Families by Bailing Out Incarcerated Parents DONATE HERE People jailed because of money bail are presumed innocent under the Constitution and are only jailed because they are too poor to pay the money required by the court. One out of every 28 children now has an…

FTP 2019 Updates and Convergence Schedule

Greetings! It’s less than one month ’till FTP brings the ruckus for prison abolition and environmental justice to the streets of Gainesville, Florida. Find all the basic info about the locale, registering, donating, food, childcare, etc, here. (Note: registration page is now also available in Spanish and language interpretation will be available.) Remember that June…

People of Color Poisoned By Pollution and Prisons

by Panagioti Tsolkas / FightToxicPrisons.org According to a report by the National Academy of Sciences published in March, people of color breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making. This news may not come as a surprise to many following the environmental justice movement, perhaps the shock is that the…

Solidarity with 3,000 Kurdish Hunger Strikers

There has been an ask for international solidarity for the 3000 prison hunger strikers fighting towards Kurdish autonomy in so-called Turkey. 15 of them are beginning a death strike (refusing supplements) starting on May 1st. May Day is international worker’s day, and we know that prisoners make up a major unrecognized part of the global…

MOVE Family Keynote at Fight Toxic Prisons Convergence June 16th !

OnaMOVE! A Story of Black Liberation, Love and Resilience Sunday June 16, 2019  6:30- 9:00 EDT MLK Center 1028 NE  14th St. Gainesville, Florida 32601 Register Here!! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/onamove-black-liberation-love-and-resilience-in-the-face-of-state-terror-tickets-60662410904?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR11Ir1dxpnr2lcUIM__4n2TnjjbgPUeXjuhfcp5FXhRURas4hxLWSdepUQ Come celebrate Father’s Day and kick off #Juneteenth2019 week by listening to the recently released and reunited family members from the #MOVE9 crew; Debbie, Mike, and Mike…