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Mothers of Bedford

This dynamic film examined the struggles and joys these five women faced as prisoners and mothers, showing the normal frustrations of parenting in addition to the surreal experiences of a child’s first birthday party inside prison, the cell that child lives in with her mother, and the biggest celebration of the year, Mother’s Day in prison.

Following the film, we were honored to be joined by Tanya Erzen of the Freedom Education Project of Puget Sound and Traci Matheson, a founder of the Women’s Village who helped lead an audience discussion. It was an inspiring and humbling night and we were so grateful to everyone who participated, and to everyone who has helped make Books to Prisoners a reality over these last four decades. You are truly amazing!

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Thanks to Kate Reading, Micheal Kramer, and the Wheel of Time fans of the who recently donated over $1200 to BtP. Kate and Michael, who record the audio versions of

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