Prisoners Literature Project

Great op-ed about Pennsylvania’s continued ban on books

October 2018  |  Published in Announcements, Latest News

Here’s a great op-ed in the Washington Post about Pennsylvania’s short-sighted ban on non-profits sending (free!) books to prisoners.

 
 
(This is still stopping PLP sending 150-200 book packages per month to prisoners in PA.)

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