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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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Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of PLN

Written on October 8, 2015 at 5:12 am, by Michelle Dillon

Celebrate the tremendous accomplishments of Prison Legal News on November 9th.

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September’s Volunteer of the Month: Curtis

Written on September 4, 2015 at 3:21 am, by Michelle Dillon

Curtis has been volunteering with Books to Prisoners since March. He enjoys finding books to donate and, in his spare time, photographing the city. Read more in our profile of our Volunteer of the Month!

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A mentally ill inmate who is under solitary confinement at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail in Portsmouth, Va., peers from behind his cell door, November 29, 2004. The Hampton Roads cities of Portsmouth, Norfolk, Newport News, and Hampton contribute to the Regional Jail and often send the most intense mental cases to the jail. (AP Photo/Virginian-Pilot, Chris Tyree)

July 23

Written on July 22, 2015 at 2:14 am, by Michelle Dillon

Join the National Day of Action to End Solitary Confinement on July 23.

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