Category Archive: San Francisco

February Updates from SF/Flying Over Walls

Hello Family!   Letterwriting and mail processing events: Our next event will be our every-other-month letterwriting night at Somar Bar on Monday, February 27, 6:30-8:30pm (1727 Telegraph in Oakland). We will have letters to stuff to send inside to 185 of our members, so join us even if you aren’t wanting to penpal. Details/RSVP here. And …

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Updates from SF/Flying Over Walls

2017 is happening in full swing! Whether you are out in the streets this week or not, we hope you are finding ways to stand in defense of our communities under siege. Our friend, Dean Spade, just put out a great interview about the ways our gov’t is at war with our targeted communities and …

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SF Bay Area January Updates

We just met for our last official meeting of our Inside/Outside Prison Abolition Study Group! Readings here: https://flyingoverwalls.wordpress.com/study-group/ We’re still wrapping up the final logistics of that, and are additionally dividing up into subgroups now to begin work on a zine project based on the study group as well as organizing another intro study group …

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SF Bay Area Black & Pink Holiday Card Writing & Survey Release Party

Join Flying Over Walls (SF Bay Area Black & Pink) at our annual holiday card writing event! The holidays can be a challenging and lonely time when you’re locked up and away from loved ones, so we’ll be decorating and sending holiday cards to members – with a goal of sending 100 cards!! We need …

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San Francisco Bay Area October & November Updates

Next Monthly Letterwriting Event: Sunday, October 25th 3-5pm Wicked Grounds Cafe 289 8th St, San Francisco, California 94103 We’ll make time for letterwriting, sending one time cards, penpal checkins, and orientations for any new penpals. Support our Indiegogo! Also, the 2015 round of our study group started!!!! We have so many amazing folks involved – both incarcerated and …

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Support SF Bay Area’s Inside/Outside Study Group

We recently launched an Indiegogo to raise funds for our upcoming Inside/Outside Prison Abolition Study Group!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Check it out, support it if you can, and read below if you want more info about the project. What We’re Doing We’re planning the third round of our “Queer/Trans Prison Abolition Study Group” for this coming Fall 2015. …

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June Updates from San Francisco Chapter

Our Pride events were very successful- we helped TGIJP table at TransMarch, then on Sunday we concurrently ran our monthly letterwriting event and a booth at the SF Pride Festival. At the festival, we handed out lots of schwag, met lots of interested folks, got some of them signed up for the local and national mailing lists, …

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Updates from San Francisco Chapter

We’re excited for June! In solidarity with Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Committee, and the SCATESC, we started painting a banner at our May Letterwriting Night! It still needs some finishing touches, but we’re excited to use it at our Pride events and beyond. Friday, June 19 at 7pm – we’re promoting, attending and possibly tabling at the Outside the …

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Updates from San Francisco Chapter

We have our monthly letterwriting event this Sunday, April 26 from 3-5 in SF, and mail processing just after from 5-6: https://facebook.com/events/786071484801820 We just supported TGIJP’s Stiletto release fundraiser and led a community workshop on ‘Understanding Prisons, Envisioning Alternatives.’ We’ve also been plugging into PHSS’s monthly statewide actions to raise awareness about solitary confinement. We joined …

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SF Bay Area March Updates

Our next letterwriting night will be back in Oakland at Rock Paper Scissors in March. They are in the final stretch of their Indiegogo campaign, with 4 days left. They have agreed to be our new homebase for Oakland letterwriting nights, and their members have long histories of supporting prisoners and prisoners movements. In April or May, we …

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