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SJFF: October 18-30

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

Books to Prisoners is proud to support the 2014 Social Justice Film Festival (SJFF) in Seattle.  This film festival, spanning thirteen days in October, is an opportunity to view groundbreaking films about issues of social justice in our communities. The 2014 festival features 50 films, including 3 feature films and 5 shorts about prisoner justice, as…

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Join Books to Prisoners in our new space

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

Join Books to Prisoners in our new space as we resume answering requests.

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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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Fundraiser: Geeks Who Drink

Written on May 8, 2014 at 8:02 am, by Michelle Dillon

May 29th: play trivia with Geeks Who Drink and support Books to Prisoners!

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University District Street Fair 2014

Written on May 7, 2014 at 5:33 pm, by Michelle Dillon

Join Books to Prisoners for the University District Street Fair 2014!

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GiveBig: May 6, 2014

Written on April 11, 2014 at 4:22 am, by Michelle Dillon

  Click here for more information and donation link

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BTP Welcomes New Staff Member

Written on February 13, 2014 at 10:21 pm, by btpkai

Welcome, Michelle Dillon (center, rear)!

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Bellingham Bookstore Sends Oxford American Dictionaries to Prisoners for $6

Written on January 15, 2014 at 7:12 pm, by btpkai

Village Books, a bookstore in Fairhaven, Washington, offers to send Oxford American Dictionaries to prisoners for $6 each. Bellingham Books to Prisoners is a sister organization of Seattle-based Books to Prisoners.

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Fundraising

Written on December 12, 2013 at 4:58 am, by btpcarla

Great news! We got a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation for $500 in November 2013.

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Mothers of Bedford

Written on December 5, 2013 at 12:02 am, by btpanne

On October 10th we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Books to Prisoners with the Opening Night Celebration of the Social Justice Film Festival. The film screened was Mothers of Bedford, a feature length documentary, which followed five women incarcerated in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility looking at their lives through the lens of motherhood. This…

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