Throughout the pandemic, Prisoner Express has continued to offer high-quality distance learning programs and opportunities for creative self-expression in a public forum to incarcerated men and women throughout the US. We are mailing our latest Prisoner Express newsletter to close to 4000 active participants. It is chock full of their submitted writings and art and…

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New Programs During the most recent cycle, five new programs have been introduced with the help of our volunteers, including philosophy, mental health, screenwriting, and computer science informational programs. Some Achievements In exciting news, art created by the inmates in the Art Knows program were put on display in the MoMA as part of a…

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What Does it All Mean? “Dear fellow philosophers,Welcome! I’m so excited to welcome you all to the first issue of Introduction to Philosophy. This program will be a brief introduction to a selection of philosophical questions for those of you, who like me, are intrigued and obsessed with thinking about these problems whether life has…

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“Welcome to “Writing a Film Treatment”. I’m excited to be working with you. The goal of this course is to prepare you to develop an original idea for a film script. In this first mailing, we will study foundational storytelling concepts and then use those ideas to generate “loglines” for potential scripts…” Read the first…

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“Avoid bringing the queen out early.” “Develop your pieces as rapidly as possible.” “Control the center.” Learn chess strategies and read chess news by opening the PDF below!

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“Mental health, moods, and feelings cannot be separated from the biology of the body. There are biological components to our mental health…” “You are receiving a packet focused on the brain and mental health. This is not a quick read and I advise you to read it slowly and perhaps read it a few times.…

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“Writing is the best way to talk without being interrupted.” Jules Renard “The journal program began 15 years ago, and I have been reading many of your journals over that time. And that have read and witnessed the insights that come to many of the people who regularly journal and find ways to express themselves…

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“CS is so much more than computers, cubicles, and the huge blocks of code we see in movies – it means creating fashion technology, technologies to help disabled people and underserved communities, technologies to connect people around the globe like health professionals or to build communities that wouldn’t have existed previously, and more. CS means…

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I am no longerthe woman I was back then.Wife. Daughter. Shadow. Elizabeth Wolf An exciting new program this cycle is a chapbook club made possible by author Elizabeth Wolf, who has donated 300 copies of her poetry chapbook Did You Know. A chapbook is a book of poems that relate to a central theme and…

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