Elwilson

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Name: Laura
Date registered: June 5, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Reach out if you ever have questions! — November 20, 2017
  2. May Updates from B&P Chapters — May 7, 2014
  3. What Does Rick Perry's Refusal To Adopt Prison Rape Elimination Act Mean for Texans Behind Bars? — April 19, 2014
  4. April Updates from B&P Chapters — April 6, 2014
  5. March Updates from B&P Chapters — March 8, 2014

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  2. Eastern Kentucky Corr. Complex Denies Newsletter that "Promotes Homosexuality" — 2 comments
  3. Support Pelican Bay Prisoner's Hunger Strike — 1 comment

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Reach out if you ever have questions!

Black & Pink is an open family of LGBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other. We are so grateful to all of our dedicated volunteers. Please reach out to members@blackandpink.org if you ever have questions!

May Updates from B&P Chapters

New York City: Black and Pink NYC had a letter writing and dinner with GLOBE Bushwick and will be having a letter writing and movie screening of “A Kiss for Gabriela” at Bureau of General Services Queer Division on May 11th.   Buffalo: Buffalo Black and Pink will have its first planning meeting on May …

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What Does Rick Perry's Refusal To Adopt Prison Rape Elimination Act Mean for Texans Behind Bars?

Thursday, 10 April 2014 By Victoria Law, Truthout The excellent article below from Truthout includes an interview with Black & Pink’s Jason Lydon:  Governor Rick Perry has announced that Texas will not comply with the Prison Rape Elimination Act. Perry claims that reports of sexual abuse behind bars have decreased dramatically with Texas’ Safe Prisons Program. Advocates …

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April Updates from B&P Chapters

Boston: Black and Pink has given talks and workshops and held card writing sessions all around the Boston area throughout March, including at: Asian American Resource Workshop (Prison Industrial Complex with an Asian/Pacific Islander resistance lens) Youth Leadership Initiative at YWCA Boston (Prison Industrial Complex and Abolition 101) Suffolk University panel on anti-shackling Brandeis University …

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March Updates from B&P Chapters

San Diego  February 17, 2014 Activist San Diego (ASD) hosted a panel and discussion about the prison industrial complex. Black & Pink-San Diego discussed the disproportionate number of LGBTQ people in prison and the school to prison pipeline as well as the dangers that transgender and gender variant people face in the prison system. There …

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February Updates from B&P Chapters

From New York: NYC Black and Pink had our first meeting and we had a couple of folks show up despite the snow. We heard from the Queer Detainee Empowerment Project, which you should check out here, and wrote letters to New York folks. We talked about good tips for getting started and how to …

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Updates from some B&P Chapters

Black & Pink has chapters or is forming chapters in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, Boise, San Diego, Portland, and San Antonio. From the Boise Chapter: Black and Pink: Boise hosted two holiday card writing parties in December at different locations in the Boise downtown area. With the help of free world members, we …

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Updates from some B&P Chapters

  Boise Chapter: Black and Pink: Boise has been holding space weekly for letter writing, reflection, discussion, and support pertaining to living among the prison industrial complex. On Saturday December 7th, we held a holiday card writing party and wrote holiday cards to 96 incarcerated members of the Black and Pink family. Next Saturday we’ll …

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Updates from B&P Chapters

San Francisco Bay Area: Flying Over Walls is launching our queer prison abolition study circle this month! For more information about bay area happenings please email flyingoverwalls@gmail.com San Diego: – Will research policy, legislation, legal advocate and former prisoners who identify as trans* individuals for a January 2014 screening of Cruel and Unusual. – Will be  building our …

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B&P Leadership Changes

A Short History The Black & Pink Free World Leadership Circle (LC) that we have right now came together in 2010 with about 5-7 people. In 2011, the Free World LC added an Incarcerated Leadership Circle of 10 people in prison. We did this to help meet our goal of basing our work on the …

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