Archive for the ‘Press coverage of BTP’ Category

BTP wins 'Light a Fire' Award

Written on October 19, 2012 at 12:15 am, by btpandy

Books to Prisoners is one of 12 Seattle nonprofits recognized for the Seattle Foundation’s “Light a Fire” awards.

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Reading through a Whole Sentence

Written on August 5, 2012 at 2:54 pm, by btpanne

Why does sending books to prisoners matter? Find out in “Reading through a Whole Sentence,” a two part July article about Books to Prisoners in the University of Washington Daily.

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Read Now: Hitting The Books

Written on March 1, 2012 at 11:56 pm, by btp

“You open up these letters and read, ‘I’m in solitary confinement 23 hours a day; I like these kinds of books.’ When you get these letters, you can really sense the kind of isolation they feel.”

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Listen Now: KBCS interview

Written on February 1, 2012 at 11:59 pm, by btp

“Some people believe prison is only about punishment and should be as bad as possible, But if you believe prison is supposed to rehabilitate, then sending books is a way to empower people so they’re not just affected by the other prisoners around them, but are getting positive external influences as well.”

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