Prisoner Express News & Updates

Winter 2023 Newsletter

By Volunteer | March 28, 2023

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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Prisoner Express x Freedom Discovery Project Event

By Gary Fine | February 7, 2023

We invite you to our collaborative event with the Freedom Discovery Project. Come hear the first-hand experience of someone who served a life sentence and write letters to people who are in prison. Event Details When? Thursday, February 9th, 2023 from 6:30 pm – 8 pm Where? Durland Alternatives Library, Room 127, Annabel Taylor Hall,…

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“Behind the Wall” Art Exhibition

By Gary Fine | January 31, 2023

“Behind the Wall” Provides a Peek into the Lives and Hearts of People in Prison   The artists and writers of Prisoner Express are on display at the Tompkins County Public Library throughout February. Come explore the creativity and humanity of incarcerated men and women participating in the PE program. Stop by on Friday, Feb…

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Summer 2022 Newsletter

By Volunteer | November 8, 2022

Our most recent newsletter is out! This issue features many sections of poignant stories, poems, and art from prisoners. Read what they have to say about Heroes, Censorship, Holidays, and many more topics. Future program offerings to prisoners such as the Meditation Project, Book Club, Journal Project, and more can be found throughout the newsletter…

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Spring ’22 PE Programs Available Online

By Gary Fine | July 12, 2022

We are happy to announce that Prisoner Express’ latest courses and programs have officially been mailed to members and are now available to read online as well. In addition to our newsletter that is mailed every 6 months, we also offer incarcerated individuals educational packets on a variety of subjects. In this cycle, we included…

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