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Help earn a LEAP grant for Books to Prisoners

Written on June 8, 2015 at 10:59 pm, by Michelle Dillon

Vote for Books to Prisoners for a 2015 LEAP grant and help educate aspiring entrepreneurs.

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“15 to Review” Campaign Kickoff

Written on May 29, 2015 at 3:15 am, by Michelle Dillon

Please join the Washington Coalition for Parole for a community briefing on upcoming parole issues in Washington State. Come learn how the Coalition for Parole is preparing for the 2016 legislative session, and how you can help make a review process a reality for the men and women with life or effective life sentences. Your participation…

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May’s Volunteer of the Month: Toby

Written on April 21, 2015 at 11:42 pm, by Michelle Dillon

Meet our Volunteer of the Month for May, Toby: “A really new experience for me was reading personal letters from prisoners across the nation, and getting brief hints of their personality, goals, desires, and hardships through their words.”

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February’s Volunteer of the Month: Sam

Written on February 4, 2015 at 1:25 am, by Michelle Dillon

Meet Sam, our volunteer of the month for February: “It could be any one of us writing in there.”

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Year in Review – 2014

Written on January 7, 2015 at 6:17 am, by Michelle Dillon

A look back at 2014 and a tribute to Barb Brown, long-time supporter of Books to Prisoners.

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December’s Volunteer of the Month: Maria

Written on December 3, 2014 at 5:05 am, by Michelle Dillon

Meet our Volunteer of the Month for December, Maria: “The most rewarding experience so far has been knowing that I am helping people who want to learn and improve themselves while they are in prison.”

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Left Bank Books Collective needs your help!

Written on November 26, 2014 at 2:55 am, by Michelle Dillon

Left Bank Books, located by Pike Place Market in Seattle, has a special relationship with Books to Prisoners. Since 1973, this bookstore has graciously donated space to receive our incoming prisoner requests and book donations.  Without the help of Left Bank Books, Books to Prisoners would not exist as it now does–and now, this bookstore…

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SJFF: October 18-30

Written on August 27, 2014 at 12:49 am, by Michelle Dillon

Join Books to Prisoners as we present the film Natural Life, part of the Social Justice Film Festival 2014 (October 18-30).

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Books to Prisoners has moved into our new space

Written on August 27, 2014 at 12:21 am, by Michelle Dillon

Books to Prisoners has moved into our new space!

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Marissa, volunteer of the month

Written on August 8, 2014 at 3:59 am, by btpcarla

A library page by day, an intrepid volunteer by night: meet August’s Volunteer of the Month.

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