Prisoner Express News & Updates

Prisoner Express Summer 19 Newsletter

By Prisoner Express | 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-Owens | 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 Mónika 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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Volunteers responding to book requests in the PE book room.

Book from Prisoner Express inspired White Power group to disavow Nazism

By Prisoner Express | April 29, 2019

Last week an attorney called to make a donation. We learned that his client, a leader of a prison white power group ordered all his gang’s members to remove swastika tattoos. What would catalyze this change of heart? At some point in time, he received a book from Prisoner Express. Volunteers choose the books in…

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

By Ryan Clover-Owens | March 8, 2019

This is the most recent Prisoner Express Newsletter. This document is printed and sent to over 4,000 active participants of Prisoner Express. Letter from Gary Fine, program director Hi, Great News! We have just published our Winter ’19 issue of Prisoner Express News. It was mailed to 4000+ prisoners a few weeks ago and now it…

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