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Prison Divestment: National Week of Action

Written on March 31, 2016 at 1:03 am, by Michelle Dillon

April 17-23: Join activists across the country to divest your community from private prisons.

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March’s Volunteer of the Month: Catherine

Written on March 11, 2016 at 4:05 am, by Michelle Dillon

Read an interview with our Volunteer of the Month for March, Catherine: “It’s always heartbreaking to get a letter from someone in solitary. Even being fairly introverted, I can’t imagine being completely alone for 23 hours a day. “

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Against Prisons: Prisoner Solidarity

Written on March 2, 2016 at 12:18 am, by Michelle Dillon

Come to Left Bank Books on Tuesday, March 8 for a presentation about the ongoing struggle against prisons as well as a discussion of specific practices of prisoner solidarity.

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Drop off books on campus during Winter Quarter

Written on February 4, 2016 at 4:15 am, by Michelle Dillon

Donate books on the Shoreline Community Campus during Winter Quarter.

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Trans Prisoner Day of Action and Solidarity

Written on January 14, 2016 at 2:49 am, by Michelle Dillon

Join the Seattle community on January 25 for a film screening to mark the 2016 Trans Prisoner Day of Action and Solidarity.

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Volunteer of the Month: Peter

Written on December 18, 2015 at 4:20 am, by Michelle Dillon

“The greatest satisfaction is filling a request that you feel could be life changing, where an inmate is looking for a book that can start them on a new career or help them heal.”

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Join Books to Prisoners on December 10

Written on December 3, 2015 at 4:12 am, by Michelle Dillon

Books to Prisoners is honored to be selected as a 2015 Human Rights Leader by the City of Seattle. Join our organization for the award ceremony and reception on December 10.

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Buy books; support Books to Prisoners

Written on November 19, 2015 at 5:48 am, by Michelle Dillon

Shop at Barnes & Noble during December and support Books to Prisoners.

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H.O.P.E. Hoopla

Written on November 13, 2015 at 2:41 am, by Michelle Dillon

The H.O.P.E. Hoopla is a gathering of local nonprofits that are dedicated to reforming the correctional system. Come to Red Square on the UW campus on November 18, 11-4 pm, to learn about opportunities happening around Seattle!

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“Volunteer in a Prison? Are You Mad?”

Written on November 3, 2015 at 1:02 am, by Michelle Dillon

November 6: Join Books to Prisoners for a panel discussion on prison and reentry work.

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