Prisoner letter writing night at community run bike shop, BICAS, during women,trans*,femme night: BICAS WTF Women, Transgender, Femme Workshop. This event is for WTF folks only, thanks! We’ll provide writing materials and snacks, come fix a bike and write a letter! BICAS is @ 44 W 6th St, Tucson, AZ 630pm-830pm Facebook event

Prisoner Letter Writing Nights!

June 19 @ Shot in the Dark Cafe ( 121 E Broadway), 7pm July 2, Fuck the 4th BBQ Santa Rita Park (401 E 22nd St), 7pm July 17 @ BICAS 44 W 6th St, 4-7pm — During WTF (women, trans* and femme) night at BICAS, please attend only if you identify as such for…

Jaan Laaman is Locked in Solitary Confinement and Facing Repression

Below is a call to support from 4struggle Magazine regarding longtime political prisoner Jaan Laaman, currently incarcerated at the federal facility USP Tucson. Jaan Laaman, Currently in Solitary Confinement Jaan K. Laaman, long-time anti-imperialist political prisoner, is currently solitary confinement (“the hole”). Jaan has been in solitary confinement since his birthday on March 21, 2017 simply…

Updated Resources for Action Against the Police

Just about one year ago, after Tucson’s march in response to the grand jury decision not to indict Darren Wilson, we put together a list of resources for people taking action against the police. Well, it looks like Tucson will be taking the street again in solidarity with folks resisting police violence all over the country….

Benefit Shirt & Prisoner Zine Catalog

Tucson ABC has recently ramped up our efforts to get radical reading material into prisons in a big way! At the time of this writing, we’re receiving requests every day from prisoners requesting the zines we have to offer. We need help getting our catalog to as many prisoners as possible, especially those in Arizona…

Upcoming: To Change Everything & Prisoner Letter Writing Night

Two events hosted by Tucson ABC coming up in November. To Change Everything: The Promise of Anarchism An International Panel Discussion November 3rd, 6:30PM at Revolutionary Grounds Books & Coffee, 606 N. 4th Ave. This panel brings together organizers from Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and North America to discuss the significance of anarchist…

JESSIE’S COURT DATE CHANGED TO 8:30am TOMORROW!!

Hi all, Jessie will have court at 8:30am tomorrow instead of in the afternoon, same place. She might take the awful plea bargain they’ve offered, 10-12 years. Carpool meetup at 5:30am Mansfield Park. We need cars! Get in touch!

JESSIE BURLEW’S COURT DATE FRIDAY SEP. 4

This Friday, Jessie has a pre-trial status conference in Phoenix. She has been offered a plea deal in which the prosecutor wants her locked up for another 10-12 years. On Friday, Jessie has to choose whether to take the deal. Here is a carpool spot for those who can come and be with Jessie as…

Jessie Burlew’s Trial in Phoenix Postponed to August 17

Thank you to everyone who planned to come to Phoenix and support Jessie at her trial on July 8. It has been rescheduled for August. Please email tucsonabc@riseup.net to get connected for sharing rides to Phoenix: August 17 7am Superior Court of Arizona in Maricopa County 201 W. Jefferson St. Phoenix, AZ Free parking for…

Some Resources on Addressing Sexual Violence Without (and Against) the State

Tucson ABC will be participating in this year’s Hey Baby, Art Against Sexual Violence. We’re especially interested in soliciting art from prisoners, as well as from others, regarding 1.) The failure of police and prisons to address sexual violence, along with the idea that they don’t actually intend to, and that sexual violence is foundational…

FTP BBQ: Alternatives & Resistance to Police & Prisons

Sunday, December 14th 1PM at Mansfield Park SW corner, 6th Ave. just south of Grant Rd. Protesting and demonstrating against the racist violence of the police is an important step in fighting back, but it is only one of many. We cannot hope for cops and politicians to reform themselves when asked. They have not…