National Conference of Prison Book Projects, November 2-7

Urbana-Champaign Books to Prisoners is hosting a National Conference of Prison Book Projects. Prison book project workers from all over North America will gather in Urbana, IL to share knowledge and build relationships. Paul Wright, founder and editor of Prison Legal News, will be the keynote speaker. For more information, visit http://www.books2prisoners.org/conference/.


4,719 packages so far in 2019

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