4.1 Queer Prisoner Support | Allston

When:
April 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2017-04-01T12:00:00-04:00
2017-04-01T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
Swissbäkers
168 Western Ave
Allston
MA 02134
Contact:
Black and Pink

Original Facebook event here

Queer prisoners are among those most vulnerable under the Trump administration, and we build our solidarity best by building relationships with those facing the most oppression.

Join us for wholesome work, mouthy community, and lots of love.

***Please bring a laptop and your charger.***

12-3 pm
EVERY Saturday
Swissbakers in Allston

this location is wheelchair accessible
about 2 minutes from the the 66, 86, and immediately off the 70/70a bus routes
CHILDREN ARE WELCOME AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND
there is a gender neutral, wheelchair accessible bathroom with a changing table
there is a parking lot with wheelchair accessible spots

We will:
– read mail from our incarcerated family and get them signed up for our newsletter and penpal service
– write birthday cards to incarcerated folks in MA and around the country
– type up newsletter and zine submissions

And we’ll make space to talk about our pen-pals, prison abolition under a Trump administration, killing queer characters, institutional racism, and other topics for polite conversation.

We host two other drop ins weekly:
Sundays, 3-6 pm, at Encuentro 5 Downtown (not wheelchair accessible)
Wednesdays, 7-9 pm, at First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain (wheelchair accessible)