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Open Books book drive

Written on December 19, 2016 at 7:59 pm, by Michelle Dillon

Because books open doors in prisons: give a book to Books to Prisoners & take a free book of poetry from Open Books!

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Seattle Anarchist Book Fair

Written on August 11, 2016 at 5:06 am, by Michelle Dillon

Join Books to Prisoners at the 2016 Seattle Anarchist Book Fair, held in a new location this year.

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Free film screening on May 11

Written on May 9, 2016 at 10:36 pm, by Michelle Dillon

Join director Kelly Duane de la Vega, executive producer Anne Devereux-Mills, and film subject Mike Romano, director of the Justice Advocacy Project at Stanford Law School (formerly Three Strikes Project) for a special screening of the award-winning documentary film, THE RETURN. This event will kick-off THE RETURN PROJECT’s State(s) of Reform Tour, which will bring a screening of…

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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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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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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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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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Wrapping Party - August 31

Written on July 10, 2015 at 4:34 am, by Michelle Dillon

Come to our wrapping party on Monday, August 31, from 6 pm to 10 pm. We currently have more than 30 boxes of packages waiting to be wrapped!

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