Tuesday, July 20, 2010

August 7, 2010 in Greenfield, MA: Connecticut River Running Down the Walls to benefit Political Prisoners

Vermont Action for Political Prisoners and the Prison Book Project of
Western Massachusetts present:

Connecticut River Running Down the Walls

A 5K run, walk or bike ride to benefit U.S. Political Prisoners.

Saturday, August 7, 2010, 10am-2pm

Greenfield River Swimming & Recreation Area, Greenfield, MA (directions

Be a runner, walker, or cyclist: We ask that participants gather as many
sponsors for the run as possible For more information, please see the
registration and sponsorship form attached to this email. Those who do not
gather sponsors may participate in exchange for a donation of $12. All
participants will receive refreshments, lunch, and a gift bag of fresh
produce from local farms as a prize for their involvement.

Sponsor a runner: This can be done through a flat donation to the runner of
your choice.

Donate directly to Running Down the Walls: Any amount helps. Please send
checks directly to CRRDTW, c/o Prison Book Project, P.O. Box 396, Amherst,
MA 01004. Make checks payable to Prison Book Project with the note line:


100% of funds raised at CRRDTW will benefit the following:

The Vermont Action for Political Prisoners and Anarchist Black Cross
Federation Warchest Funds: For more information on the ABCF or PPs, please
see: http://www.abcf.net/ or

The Marie Mason Support Fund: For more information, please see:

Solidarity Runs

Connecticut River Running Down the Walls will take place in conjunction with
over a dozen other RDTW events taking place in cities, towns, and prisons
across North America, including Los Angeles, CA, Albuquerque, NM, Arcata,
CA, Ashland, OR, Bellefonte, PA, Boston, MA, Denver, CO, Elmore, AL, Inez,
KY, USP Marion (IL), USP Navosta (TX), New York, NY, USP Pelican Bay (CA),
Phoenix, AZ, USP Tucson (AZ), and Toronto, Ontario.

Black August

CRRDTW is scheduled to coincide with observation of Black August, a month
designated for reflection on the lives and lessons of Jonathan Jackson,
George Jackson, and other Black revolutionaries who perished during the
prisoners' movement of the 1960s and 70s. For more information on Black
August, see


Take interstate 91 to exit 26 (MA- RT2) towards Greenfield At the traffic
circle take the 1st or 2nd exit onto MA-RT2 West / Mohawk Trail (First if
coming south; second if coming north on I91) It will look like you are
headed into strip mall land. (drive .3 miles)Take your first right onto
Colrain Rd. (drive 1.4 miles)Turn right at Nash's Mill Rd. (drive .2
miles)Park on the right opposite the swimming hole in the open parking area.

For more information on CRRDTW, please contact VAPP at
mailto:vermontaction@gmail.com vermontaction@gmail.com

Co-sponsored by Prison Legal News http://www.prisonlegalnews.org/

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