The Autumn 2023 edition of The Virginia Defender is now on the streets. Find it online at virginiadefender.org . Featuring: A 7-page report on the People’s Tribunal on Virginia’s Prisons, Jails & Detention Centers 3 pages on Palestine A photo essay on the Day of the Dead Ceremony at Richmond’s La Milpa Restaurant & Market Update on the ongoing struggle to properly memorialize Shockoe Bottom & more!
Sign the Open Letter to Senators Kaine & Warner: No More Money to Israel! In response to the genocide now taking place in Gaza, the Virginia Defenders have initiated an Open Letter to Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, calling on them to oppose any new “aid” to Israel. To add your name, please send the name of the endorsing organization, or, if an individual, your name and some identification (community or prison activist, professor, attorney, minister, etc.) and your city or county in Virginia. The Open Letter will be delivered to the senators’ Richmond offices and released to the news media. The letter is HERE .