John Anthony Borell III was arrested in March 2012. He was sentenced to three years for hacking police sites. John wrote an amazing letter we would like to share. We hope these words will inspire you to respond to him (Mail to the Jail).
As many of you know, #OpPenPal began as #OpValentine approximately one year ago, when a group of activists banded together to encourage the people of the interwebz to send love via snail mail to our imprisoned comrades for Valentine’s day. (Not to buy in to the corporate holiday, but to use it as an excuse to shed light on those who most need our love and support.) We were amazed at the enthusiastic response and decided to keep the project going year-round.