ARTKNOWS, Fall ’23

Welcome to ARTknows! In this edition we are going to explore the art of couples. There have been famous couples in all walks of life throughout history; political couples such as Cleopatra and Julius Caesar (or was it Mark Anthony, or both?) or singing couples such as Tina and Ike Turner. How about visual fine…

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Poetry Anthology #28

The 28th volume of our Prisoner Express Poetry Anthology is now available to read online.   Download the Prisoner Express Poetry Anthology, Vol. 28 [PDF]   We are constantly receiving and reading poetry submissions from the prisoners in our program. It is always a pleasure to be able to appreciate and enjoy the creativity of…

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App Design, Fall ’23

No prior design experience required! This packet focuses on the creative design process of app creation. We will cover the life cycle of the human-centered design process, from user research (learning about your audience) to design (exploring design solutions) and prototyping (creating interactive prototypes of your design). Click the link below to open, view, and…

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Chess, Fall ’23

New to chess or a seasoned expert? No matter what background you have, this chess packet will satisfy your interest in the sport. In this packet, you will review the basics and special moves, read about historic tournaments and players, and practice with some chess challenges. Click the link below to open, view, and download…

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Meditation and Spirituality, Fall ’23

This packet contains information about various practices in meditation, its benefits, advice, a list of resources, and more. Begin or continue your journey to soothe and sharpen your mind in new ways. To get started, click on the link below to open and download this meditation curriculum. Meditation Packet ’23

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Prisoners and Labor Day, a September reflection

Prisoners and Labor Day by Caroline Apodaca, a Prisoner Express student staff member Labor Day is considered an American achievement in celebrating workers’ contributions nationwide. Before the holiday‚Äôs establishment, , labor activists advocated for this day of acknowledgement, leading to its recognition by numerous states. The popularity of this day ultimately led to an 1894…

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Poetry Anthology #27

The 27th volume of our Prisoner Express Poetry Anthology is now available to read online.   Download Here   We are constantly receiving and reading poetry submissions from the prisoners in our program. It is always a pleasure to be able to appreciate and enjoy the creativity of these talented poets. We are proud to…

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Winter 2023 Newsletter

The Winter 2023 Prisoner Express newsletter has now been mailed to the thousands of prisoners participating in the PE program. Thanks to a grant from the Sonya Staff Foundation, we have been able to expand the size of the newsletter as well as increase the many programs that are offered to our PE members throughout…

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