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Someone has hacked our primary email account, cbwp4001(at)gmail(dot)com. We are not able to access it and we’re so sorry if we’ve missed a message from you! Please resend your note to us at chicagobwp(at)gmail(dot)com and we’ll respond right away.  You are invited to visit us any Sunday, 2-5pm, in our home at 950 W Newport Ave. We receive mail at P.O. Box 14778 Chicago IL 60614.


1,193 packages so far in 2020!

In 2019, we sent 5,117 packages—more than 15,300 books and composition books—to women and trans people locked up across the country. (In 2018 we sent 4,852 packages.) Big, big thanks to all our supporters because we couldn’t do it without you. (updated March 15, 2020)

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Or send your check or money order to 4511 N. Hermitage Ave., Chicago, IL 60640. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your gift may be tax-deductible.

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