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Listen Now: KBCS interview

Andy Chan interviewed by public radio station KBCS

“One World Report” at KBCS Radio, Bellevue College, asked BTP president Andy Chan to discuss Books to Prisoners’ history, its role, despite a modest budget, as one of the largest organizations int he country sending reading material to prisoners, and the value of books in prisoners’ lives.

Some people believe prison is only about punishment and should be as bad as possible, Andy says. “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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