Writing Lives: Books Beyond the Prison Bars—Weds., March 25 at Women & Children First

Join us along with authors Crystal Laura and Maya Schenwar for readings from their recent and acclaimed books, and for conversation with all of us on making vital connections behind bars, prison issues and more at this special event.

Co-sponsor Black and Pink will also share details on becoming a pen pal with LBGTQ people behind bars in Illinois.

Writing Lives: Books Beyond the Prison Bars

Wednesday, March 25, 7:30 p.m.
Women & Children First
5233 N. Clark St., Chicago

Learn more on the Facebook event page.

Crystal&BookCrystal Laura is an assistant professor of educational leadership at Chicago State University and the author of Being Bad: My Baby Brother and the School-to-Prison Pipeline.

May&BookMaya Schenwar is the Editor-in-Chief of Truthout, chair of the Media Consortium, and member of the Board of Advisors of Waging Nonviolence, and the author of Locked, Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better.

Books will be available for purchase. Refreshments will be served.

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