Purpose

Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. Our work toward the abolition of the prison industrial complex is rooted in the experience of currently and formerly incarcerated people. We are outraged by the specific violence of the prison industrial complex against LGBTQ people, and respond through advocacy, education, direct service, and organizing.

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Open Letter of Solidarity with Standing Rock and Everyone Resisting the Dakota Access Pipeline

9.14.16 Today, on this global day of action against the Dakota Access Pipeline, Black & Pink Chicago shares this letter of solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and all people in the struggle to save our water. Water is life. Our work towards abolition requires us to ensure that all people have their basic …

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JOB POSTING – Black and Pink National Office Manager Job Description

Job Announcement! Job Announcement! Job Announcement! Job Announcement! Black and Pink National Office Manager Job Description Summary: The role of the Black and Pink National Office Manager is to ensure an orderly and efficient office to enable the extensive work of the organization. This individual maintains healthy office systems, at both office locations (The City …

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Billy from Texas on the September 9th Prisoner Strike

So family something is going to happen across this great nation. (yeah right), on September 9th of 2016. There is a call for a nation-wide work stoppage for many reasons but to bring to light what’s going on. Slave Labor People, when TDC is part of the stock market due to our labor and skills …

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August in Chicago –it’s happening!

Hey there pen-pals, volunteers & supporters! Here’s some updates & announcements from the crew at Black & Pink Chicago this month.  As always – follow us on facebook for more up to date info, and drop us a line at blackandpinkchicago@gmail.com if you have any questions. Fam Mail: “Queer Reels: A Fundraiser for Black & Pink Inside …

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