Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Appeal for Support of the MOVE 9 In the Upcoming Parole Hearing in PA


Now is the time to pull together and support the MOVE 9 and their upcoming parole hearings in April. We are implementing a weekly call campaign every Wednesday to the parole board chairman and board members demanding parole for MOVE political prisoners. A lot of work and support is needed at this crucial time. We need this info to be put on: websites, MySpace pages, Facebook pages, and general e-lists to help spread the word.

The MOVE 9 are members of the MOVE Organization who have been unjustly imprisoned for the murder of police officer James Ramp during the 8/8/78 attack on MOVE headquarters. As Lynn Washington stated in the Cohort Media “MOVE” documentary, there is ample proof and knowledge that police “friendly fire” killed Ramp and not MOVE as the system wants people to believe.

There is no reason why MOVE people should not receive parole. They have excellent prison records, have kept down racial and gang violence in prison, helped inmates fight drug addiction, helped mothers and fathers establish relationships with their children on the outside, and have been an overall positive influence on the prison population, both staff and inmates. These points can be used when you speak to Chairwoman McVey. So call this Wednesday and every Wednesday. Let’s tie up the phone lines in support of the MOVE 9!

Since the prison system insists on having DIN numbers, make sure to have them on hand when you call or write.

Charles Simms Africa #AM4975
SCI Graterford, Box 244, Graterford PA 19426

Debbie Sims Africa #006307
451 Fullerton Ave, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403-1238

Delbert Orr Africa #AM4985
SCI Dallas Drawer K, Dallas, PA 18612

Edward Goodman Africa #AM4974
301 Morea Road, Frackville, PA 17932

Janet Holloway Africa #006308
451 Fullerton Ave, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403-1238

Janine Phillips Africa #006309
451 Fullerton Ave, Cambridge Springs, PA 16403-1238

Michael Davis/ st1:City> Africa #AM4973
SCI Graterford, Box 244, Graterford, PA 19426-0244

William Phillips Africa #AM4984
SCI Dallas Drawer K, Dallas, PA 18612

People can call the lists of Parole Board members here at (717) 787-5699, most importantly Chairwoman Katherine McVey.
Chairwoman Katherine McVey
Charles Fox
Michael L. Green
Jeffry R. Imboden
Matthew T. Mangino
Benjamin A. Martinez
Gerald N. Massaro
Judy Viglione
Lloyd A. White

It is best for individuals to personally send a letter to Chairman McVey, and if folks have the resources, to also send a copy to each of the other eight board members, at the same address.

[name of Board member]
Board of Probation and Parole
Attn: Inmate Inquiry
1101 South Front Street, Suite 5300
Harrisburg, PA 17104
(717) 787-5699

Make sure to have a paper and pen handy when you call, so you can write down who you spoke with and what their response was. This info can be sent to the MOVE Organization: If you write to the Board, send a copy of your letter to the email above or:
The MOVE Organization
P.O. Box 19709
Philadelphia, PA 19143

If you are a Facebook member blog about who you speak to and the response on the Cause page for Free the MOVE 9 (and join the cause!). This way we can keep track of the lies these people tell and coordinate our response. Network on other sites, such as MySpace, as well.

Join the international call for the release of the MOVE 9. Sign the petition at:

Keep yourself informed at or call 215 387 4107

The Power of Truth is Final -- Free Mumia!

International Concerned Family & Friends of MAJ
P.O. Box 19709
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Phone - 215-476-8812/ Fax - 215-476-6180
E-mail -
Web -

Send our brotha some LOVE and LIGHT at:
Mumia Abu-Jamal
AM 8335
175 Progress Drive
Waynesburg, PA 15370


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