Prisoner Express News & Updates

Fall 2012 Newsletter

By Rachael Smith | November 2, 2012

Welcome. My name is Gary, and I work in the Durland Alternatives Library. I have worked here for more than 13 years, and after completing my first year, the Prisoner Express (PE) program was created. The program’s origin was inspired upon receiving a letter from an inmate, Danny Harris, stationed in Texas. Danny’s excellent writing…

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Summer 2012 Newsletter

By Rachael Smith | June 2, 2012

For those of you who are new to the program I’d like to give a short history as well as a present update so you understand what we are trying to do and what resources we have to share with you. PE is a project of the Durland Alternatives Library. My name is Gary and…

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Fall 2011 Newsletter

By Rachael Smith | November 2, 2011

Prisoner Express is designed to provide you with opportunities for creative self-expression, educational materials as well as a vehicle to bring your ideas, writings and artwork out from behind the walls and into ―free society‖. We can do this in a variety of ways, and I rely on you who are reading this to help…

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Spring 2011 Newsletter

By Rachael Smith | April 2, 2011

Greetings and best wishes to you. I hope this edition of the PE news provides you with some useful information, new opportunities for creative self expression and a deeper sense of appreciation for the miracle of life and your place in it all. My name is Gary and I coordinate the activities of the Prisoner…

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

By Rachael Smith | November 2, 2010

I want to wish you glad tidings this holiday season. I know life can be rough, but I keep myself balanced by remembering I‘d rather be alive than not, and as hard as I think things are, there are many people dealing with way more than I am who manage to do it with grace…

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