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Prisoners Literature Project (PLP)

Address   Grassroots House
          2022 Blake Street
          Berkeley, CA  94704
Voice     (510) 437 0257

An all-volunteer, non-profit group that sends free books directly to prisoners who request them from throughout the United States. Working almost continuously for thirty years, our U.S. prison books program has gotten (literally) tons of books into the American prison system, while staying overwhelmingly ‘grassroots’ – no full-time employees, no overhead eating up your donations.

Our many volunteers for sending books to prisoners include radical librarians, soccer coaches, anarchists, old folks, teens, yoga devotees, LGBTQ activists, ex-prisoners, and booklovers — all united in the belief that everyone has the right to read.

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books       incarceration       prisons

This entry's contact information was last verified in December of 2019.

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