Consisting of more than seventy mentors working with close to one hundred inmates, the mentor program continues to be the most interactive and engaging projects in. You can contact a prisoner by writing to them normally there’s no limit on the number of letters you can send most letters sent to and from prison are. Use this form to submit an inmate profile on writeaprisonercom. You may select from the various phrases and scripture verses we have provided these will be translated in the appropriate language we also encourage you to write a. This is main blog of ffup, forum for understanding prisons, a non profit that has been working with prisoners for almost 17 years this blog is intended as a.
How to write a letter to a prison inmate when you imagine pen pals, you typically think of people writing to each other who live in different parts of the world. Writing to prisoners is a very important part of prisoner support it is a way to show your solidarity, as well as vital to building strong movements in which we. Please scroll through the lists below and choose a pen-pal(s) these are lists of queer and trans folks in prison who are in search of others to write them and.
Writing to prisoners remember the prisoners (heb 13:3) it is easy for the 95,000 prisoners across the uk to feel lonely and forgotten they are locked away from. Disclaimer & terms the following is a typical disclaimer just to cover ourselves legally when communicating with anyone who is at first a stranger, caution is. Soa watch is a nonviolent grassroots movement that works through creative protest and resistance, legislative and media work to stand in solidarity with the people of. The best way to plug in to political prisoner support is to write a prisoner yourself for a list of north american political prisoners, their addresses and. We encourage you to write a few simple lines in english the prisoner or one of his or her cellmates may be able to understand it (note: when writing, please do.
Writing to prisoners is one of the most important aspects of support letters from relatives, comrades and new friends is a lifeline for those inside and provides. Prison penpals website write and email prisoners free through convictpenpalscom incarcerated men and women seek pen pals for for love, friendship, romance, art. Basic guidelines for addressing and formatting letters to people behind bars plus tips for writing letters that will be fun and interesting to read. Pen pal guidelines our guidelines offer great advice thoughts decide before you write to a prisoner whether or not you can/will assist them with money. Writing to prisoners - simple rules - writing to a prisoner can be rewarding depending on why your inmate is in prison your family and friends will be unhappy about.
Adopt a prisoner if you're active in a group or campaign why not choose one or two prisoners to consistently support pass cards round meetings, send useful stuff. Writeaprisonercom is an online florida-based business whose stated goal is to reduce recidivism through a variety of methods that include positive correspondence. It is completely free to write the inmates when you find a prisoner you would like to ones who benefit from participating with meet-an-inmatecom as a pen.
The site encourages writing directly to inmates or sending a first message through its while writeaprisonercom does not allow inmates any form of actual. Human writes is a uk-based non-profit organization, coordinating penpals for prisoners on death row in the usa the website displays art and writing produced by the. American prison literature is literature written by americans who are incarcerated it is a distinct literary phenomenon which is increasingly studied as such by. In touch for inmates is dedicated to providing true connection to the outside world for those incarcerated by offering a space to cultivate pen pal relationships.