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Greetings Relatives,

Leonard is in trouble, physically. He is experiencing the onset of blindness. He is losing strength in his limbs. His blood sugar is testing erratically. This, on top of already severe conditions that have become dire. Leonard has not seen a dentist in ten years. His few remaining teeth are infected. He is locked down, in pain.

As always, Leonard’s fortitude remains astonishing. He is not scared of dying. He does not want to die in lockdown.

Our legal team has an emergency transfer underway. They are going to extraordinary lengths. We must get a top ophthalmologist to him. Thanks to your calls, the BOP did see him. They told him a specialist would be 8-10 months out.

Leonard does not have 8-10 months. He needs emergency care immediately.

If you can, please donate to this GoFundMe. Every penny matters. If you cannot, please share.

As always, thank you for your support.

Please call and email the following officials and tell them
Leonard Peltier needs immediate medical treatment,
transfer to a medical facility, and RELEASE.

Sample script below.

Senator Cory Booker:

Senator Dick Durbin:

Senator Alex Padilla:

U.S. Rep. Maxwell Frost:
(must be constituent to use the contact form)


Hello, I’m calling about immediate medical care needed for Leonard Peltier, a 79 year-old federal prisoner. His prisoner number is 89637-132, and he’s in USP Coleman 1.

We need Sen/Rep’s assistance.

1) First, Leonard must see an eye specialist without further delay, as his loss of vision poses serious risk of him falling, and he depends on other prisoners to perform basic life activities.

2) Second, Leonard is in constant pain and has multiple severe health conditions requiring immediate and ongoing medical care.

I am asking (Sen/Rep) to request an immediate transfer for Leonard Peltier to the Federal Medical Prison Facility in Rochester Minnesota (FCI Rochester) where he can get treatment for all of his medical conditions.

I also urge the Sen/Rep to advocate for elder Leonard Peltier’s release so he can receive healthcare outside of prison and be with loved ones and community. Aside from Leonard Peltier being innocent of any crime, immediate release is proper and humane given his advanced age and medical conditions. Thank You.

(Personal – you can use your own words if you like, but please use them.)

NOW IS THE TIME. Leonard does not fear death,
but he does not want to die in lockdown. We cannot allow this.

As always, you are appreciated.


Dawn Lawson
Personal Assistant Leonard Peltier
Executive Assistant Jenipher Jones, Esq.
Secretary Leonard Peltier Ad Hoc Committee

TAKE ACTION! URGENT Mumia Abu-Jamal Health Alert!

Mumia underwent a double bypass heart surgery on April 19, 2021. His doctor prescribed a cardiac diet and regular exercise for recovery. To date, almost 3 years later, the prison has failed to provide Mumia the required cardiac diet and opportunities for exercise. The outside yard is often closed, and he has been prohibited from walking in the day room. Mumia is extremely vulnerable. His severe skin condition has flared up, causing him great discomfort including painful itching 24/7. His heart and overall health is severely affected. The prison diet and limited exercise are in violation of the standards of cardiac care and doctor’s orders. Keeping elders in prison is a human rights violation.

TAKE ACTION! It’s time we demand a heart healthy diet that includes fresh fruit and vegetables, whole grains and legumes, and limited highly processed foods, and we demand access for Mumia to do regular exercise every day.

Death by incarceration (DBI) must be banned. Free Mumia Abu-Jamal!

Please call and write these prison officials.

1) Superintendent, Bernadette Mason: 570-773-2158;
SCI Mahanoy, PA DOC, 301 Grey Line Drive, Frackville, PA 17931

2) Secretary of PA Dept of Corrections, Laurel Harry:
Message this form:
1920 Technology Parkway, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050.

3) Acting Deputy Secretary Eastern Region, Morris Houser:
717- 728-4122 ext. 4123;

4) Robert Gimble, Deputy Secretary for Administration:
717-728-4122 ext. 4123

5) Kelly Graybill, Executive Secretary: 717-728-4116

6) Ron Morrison, Administrative Officer: 717-787-4741
Responsible for: Health Care Services; Operations; Administration;
Correctional Industries; Training Academy; Psychology; Food Service

TEXT Pennsylvania Governor Shapiro: 717-788-8990
Call Gov Shapiro: 717-787-2500

Email address pattern for Pennsylvania Dept of Corrections officials:
first initial, last name,

Example: Superintendent Bernadette Mason:

Sample Script (can also use for letters and emails):

I am calling because Mumia Abu-Jamal #AM 8335 and other incarcerated elders diagnosed with heart disease are being prevented by the prison from getting what they medically require for their health.

Mumia Abu-Jamal #AM 8335 had double bypass heart surgery. He needs:

1) A CARDIAC DIET three times a day that includes fresh vegetables and fruit, whole grains, legumes, and limited sugar, salt, and highly processed foods;

2) He must have access to do sufficient cardiac rehab every day. Thank You.

Cc: your letter to

Prison Radio link to this call to action:

Donate to Mumia's Medical and Legal Fund:

Update on Kevin Rashid Johnson!

Rashid has been transferred to the Eastern part of Virginia, closer to medical facilities as we all have been demanding!

Here is the new address for letters:

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson #1007485
Greensville Correctional Center
901 Corrections Way
Jarratt, VA 23870-9614

He reports much better health. He had lost a lot of weight during the hunger strike, but he has already gained back much of it. He has had his tablet restored, so he is somewhat able to communicate via email. Phone communications seem to be in the process of being restored.

He is not in solitary confinement as he was at Red Onion State Prison.

P.S. If you are sending Rashid a book, this is the address:

Kevin “Rashid” Johnson #1007485
VADOC Centralized Mail Distribution Center
3521 Woods Way
State Farm, VA 23160

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