Prisoner Express News & Updates

Program Pitch: Book Packing πŸ“šπŸ“¦

By Cathy Xie | October 21, 2019

On Monday evenings, senior biological sciences major Melissa Zhang leads the book packing program for Prisoner Express. 10-15 student volunteers come in every week for two hours to prepare book packages for prisoners across the country. Below, Melissa shares with us what the program is all about and how to get involved.   What is…

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What’s to come for Poetry Anthology #22

By Prashasti Upadhyay | September 30, 2019
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Prisoner Express Summer 19 Newsletter

By Ryan Clover | August 4, 2019

Prisoner Express Summer 19 Newsletter is being mailed to approx 4000 participants in prisons all around the US. Every issue has stories poems and art submitted by the prisoners participating in our distance learning programs. Every issue of the newsletter we mail to prisoners brings us a cascade of responses letting us know at PE…

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Prisoner Express director featured on eTown Radio!

By Ryan Clover | July 30, 2019

We’re very excited to announce that Prisoner Express founder and director Gary Fine flown out to Colorado to be featured on an esteemed live radio program, eTown. You can listen to the episode on their website, or from their podcast. If you’re not familiar with Gary’s story, his work on the programs, etc… this is…

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Correspondence Course: PE Featured in Cornell Alumni Magazine

By MΓ³nika Bandi ’19 | July 23, 2019

Through a CU-based program, student volunteers enrich the lives of prison inmates nationwide See the original article here: http://cornellalumnimagazine.com/correspondence-course/ Reposted from Cornell Alumni Magazine At 5 p.m. on a Tuesday afternoon in April, about a dozen student volunteers filtered into Anabel Taylor Hall’s Durland Alternatives Library, turning the usually quiet study space into a bustle…

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