let’s fight the new pa DOC policy

In September 2018, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections changed their policy so that inmates may no longer received handwritten letters or books through the mail. We believe this to be a pretty devastating infraction against the rights to prisoners and we’re trying to amend their decision to allow books back into Pennsylvania prisons.

Below, you will find informational as well as practical resources for what will be our ongoing struggle trying to remediate this decision by the PA DOC.

You can start by reading Jodi’s article from the Washington Post: “Incarcerated Pennsylvanians now have to pay $150 to read. We should all be outraged.”


Here are letters we have been receiving from inmates. This will be an ongoing contribution:


advocacy on Social Media

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