Prisoners Literature Project

PLP at work – a gallery.

September 2015  |  Published in PLP At Work Gallery

In case any of you were wondering – here’s what our space and volunteers look like on an average Sunday!

Thanks to Aydin Buluc for taking these pictures in mid-2015, giving an idea of the Grassroots House space in Berkeley, our library room within it, and what volunteers get up to in answering all those letters every Sunday and Wednesday:

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