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Send a Valentine to an Incarcerated Activist

Pink felt heart with an "Occupy Your Heart" message on it.

Where will we be on Valentine's Day? With whom? One thing is certain, most of us will have the freedom to tell those we care about "I love you" and shower them with hugs. Separated from their friends and their families, many of our brothers and sisters in our global movement will be deprived of this most basic human right. Some of these activists have sacrificed their freedom in order to expose corruption and some are symbols of human rights violations. So, Valentine's Day is a most appropriate occasion to share in their spirit and remind them that their isolation is only physical. They are not alone, not forgotten and we stand with them and care. So let our Valentine's Day cards show that we are indeed legion, that we do not forget and that our gratitude and solidarity can be expected. And as would say Che: "At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love."

Please Note: You can easily, quickly, and cheaply create custom postcards for inmates at many of these facilities by visiting our friends at FlikShop.

Suggested Mailing List

Higinio Ochoa III

A member of the hacking group Anonymous (Anonw0rmer), Higinio, was sentenced to two years in prison in August, after pleading guilty to tapping into several law-enforcement computers, defacing websites and stealing confidential data.

  • Higinio Ochoa III

    • Inmate Number: 72022279
    • USP
    • U.S. Penitentiary P.O. Box 150160
    • Atlanta, GA 30315


The PayPal 14

The PayPal 14 are a group of individuals accused of participating in a DDoS attack on Paypal. They are currently awaiting trial and face up to 15 years in prison. While awaiting trial they have to adhere to certain bail release conditions. One of those conditions is no contact with anons, so its imperative that when you send letters or Valentines to them you make sure not to mention Anonymous or anything that might be associated with Anonymous.

  • Vincent Kershaw

    • C/O Omar Figueroa
    • 7770 Healdsburg Ave
    • Suite A
    • Sebastopol, CA 95472


  • Ethan Miles

    • C/O Graham Archer
    • 95 S. Market Street
    • Suite 300
    • San Jose, Ca 95113


  • Christopher Vo

    • C/O Gregory Bentley
    • 506 Broadway
    • San Francisco, CA 94133


  • Drew Phillips

    • C/O George Boisseau
    • 740 4th Street, Second Floor
    • Santa Rosa, CA 95404


  • James Murphy

    • C/O Robert Carey, Jr.
    • P.O. Box 1040
    • Palo Alto, CA 94302-1040


  • Mercedes Haefer

    • C/O Stanley Cohen
    • 119 Avenue D, Fifth Floor
    • New York, NY 10009


  • Keith Downcy

    • C/O John Hamasaki
    • 1112 Bryant Street, 3rd Floor
    • San Francisco, CA 94103


  • Dennis Collins

    • C/O Peter Leeming
    • 108 Locust Suite 7
    • Santa Cruz, CA 95062


  • Jeffrey Puglisi

    • C/O Jogn Lueck
    • 8034 Haven Ave Ste.A
    • Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730


  • Daniel Sullivan

    • C/O Michelle Dee Spencer
    • 55 River Street, Suite 100
    • Santa Cruz, CA 95060


  • Tracy Valenzuela

    • C/O James Thompson
    • PO Box 636
    • Los Gatos, CA 95031


  • Donal Husband

    • C/O Eaan Vizzi
    • 506 Broadway
    • San Francisco, CA 94133


  • Christopher Cooper

    • C/O Michael Whelan Jr.
    • 703 Market Street #913
    • San Francisco, CA 94103


  • Josh Covelli

    • C/O Shira Kieval, Esq.
    • 600 University Ave.
    • Palo Alto, CA 94301


Jeremy Hammond

Jeremy is charged with hacking Strafor and is currently in a New York City jail awaiting trial.

  • Jeremy Hammond

    • #18729-424
    • Metropolitan Correctional Center
    • 150 Park Row
    • New York, New York 10007


Barrett Brown

Barrett is charged with linking to a public download of the Stratfor leak and is currently in a Texas jail awaiting trial.

  • Barrett Brown

    • #45047177
    • Mansfield Law Enforcement Center
    • 1601 Heritage Parkway
    • Mansfield, TX  7606



Charged with terrorism before the NATO protests in Chicago, after being infiltrated by undercover police officers.

  • Brent Betterly

    • #2012-0519001
    • PO Box 089002
    • Chicago IL 60608


  • Brian Church

    • #2012-0519002
    • PO Box 089002
    • Chicago IL 60608


  • Jared Chase

    • #2012-0519003
    • PO Box 089002
    • Chicago IL 60608


  • Mark Neiweem

    • 2012-0520023
    • PO Box 089002
    • Chicago IL 60608


  • Sebastian Senakiewicz

    • #2012-0520030
    • PO Box 089002
    • Chicago IL 60608


Gottfrid Svartholm Warg (aka anakata)

The co-founder of The Pirate Bay (TPB), one of the world's biggest free file-sharing websites  Gottfrid is serving a one-year jail sentence in Seden for breaching copyright laws.

  • Gottfrid Svartholm Warg

    • Box 105
    • 647 23 Mariefred
    • SWEDEN


Bradley Manning

Private Bradley Manning is charged with leaking hundreds of thousands of diplomatic cables to Wikileaks.

  • Bradley Manning

    • Commander, HHC USAG
    • Attn: PFC Bradley Manning
    • 239 Sheridan Ave, Bldg 417
    • JBM-HH, VA 22211


The Cleveland 4

These Occupy Cleveland activists were charged with terrorism related charges stemming from a undercover FBI setup.

  • Douglas Wright - Currently serving a 11-year 6-month prison sentence

    • 57973-060
    • United States Penitentiary Hazelton
    • P.O. Box 2000
    • Bruceton Mills, WV 26525


  • Connor Stevens - Currently serving an 8-year 1-month prison sentence

    • 57978-060
    • FCI McKean
    • PO Box 8000
    • Bradford, PA 16701


  • Brandon Baxter - Currently serving a 9-year 9-month prison sentence

    • 57972-060
    • USP Canaan
    • U.S. Penitentiary
    • P.O. Box 300
    • Waymart, PA 18472


  • Joshua Stafford  - Currently awaiting trial in a Ohio prison

    • #57976-060
    • 2240 Hubbard Road
    • Youngstown, OH 44505


Information on Writing to Inmates

There is an excellent flyer produced by Brighton ABC on writing to inmates, as well as a new Leeds ABC pamphlet released in 2012 on communicating with prisoners. They are similar.

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