Tag: Washington DC
Anti-Prison Protesters Face Jail Time for Holding the DOJ Accountable
Update: 12:00 EST: All charges have been dropped! Anti-Prison Protesters Face Jail Time for Holding the DOJ Accountable For media inquiries, please contact: Katie Nolan 410-960-4979 NOVEMBER 7, 2019 — Five people are in court today after arrests stemming from an October 1, 2019 protest outside of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), when dozens…
BREAKING: DC Abolition Coalition Blockades U.S.Dept. of Justice Entrances in Protest of Prison Abuses
BREAKING: DC Abolition Coalition Blockades U.S.Dept. of Justice Entrances in Protest of Prison Abuses DONATE TO LEGAL AND MEDICAL FEES FOR THE 5 PEOPLE ARRESTED TODAY: Gofundme.com/DCLocksDownDOJ Date: October 1st, 2019 Location: U.S. Department of Justice UPDATE: 10:20pm EST: All 5 folks arrested have been released. Court Dates TBD. UPDATE 5:00pm EST: The last two…
Prisoners File Unique Environmental Lawsuit Against New Federal Facility on Strip Mine Site in Kentucky
Donate to support this grassroots legal challenge! Media Contact: FightToxicPrisons@gmail.com [Lawyers, prisoners and community activists available for comment.] Photos below by Jordan Mazurek. All images available for public use, courtesy of Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons Washington, DC — Lawyers with the Campaign to Fight Toxic Prisons and the Abolitionist Law Center (ALC) have filed…
Fight Toxic Prisons march blockades Bureau of Prisons
Report back from FTP Convergence Day of Action Over the weekend of June 11th an incredible array of folks gathered in Washington, DC for the Convergence to Fight Toxic Prisons and Support Eco-prisoners. After two days of networking, strategizing and listening to the wisdom of black liberation fighters like Ramona Africa and Jihad Abdulmumit as…
‘Fight Toxic Prisons’ Convergence Challenges Department of Justice to Eradicate Environmental Health Hazards in U.S. Prisons
Former political prisoners will converge with environmental and prisoners’ rights activists in Washington D.C. under the banner of the #PrisonEcology movement.
Schedule for the Convergence Against Toxic Prisons & In Support of Eco-Prisoners
All events will be held at UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
Convergence In Support of Eco-Prisoners & Against Toxic Prisons
June 11 – 13, 2016 in Washington D.C. June 11 and 12th – Converge and Strategize June 13th – Mass Direct Action against the Bureau of Prisons FOR OVER A DECADE, June 11th has been a day of action in solidarity with environmentalists and anarchists imprisoned for their actions in defense of the Earth. The…
Donate to the Convergence against Toxic Prisons!
Help us make the DC convergence a reality. Donate to our crowdfunding campaign here to help us get former political prisoners, as well as family members and supporters of current prisoners to DC.
Convergence Posters Now Available for Download!
Spread the word! Download and print your own flyers for the Convergence Full Size Poster 1/4 sheet front and back Image
Housing options for the convergence
So far, we have been able to secure free and cheap housing options for about 100 folks who would be traveling from out of town for the Convergence between June 10 – 13. If you are interested in reserving a spot and getting more info about this, please use the online registration form here. In…