Additional Resources

Other books-to-prisoners programs

Suggested reading




  • an extensive web community for prisoners and families of prisoners
  • clearinghouse of news and information about incarceration in America
  • a national organization working to end mass incarceration. Site includes comics, writing and music “from the inside.”
  • a movement to end the prison industrial complex by creating healthy, stable communities “that respond to harm without relying on imprisonment and punishment.”
  • Prison Policy Initiative, researches and documents the impact of mass incarceration on individuals, communities, and national welfare
  • The Federal Bureau of Justice statistics
  • an independent monthly magazine that provides review and analysis of prisoner rights, court rulings and news concerning prison-related issues
  • Prison Activist Resource Center, a prison abolitionist group
  • a collaboration of citizens and groups opposing new prison construction and expansion
  • a blog dedicated to shedding light on the prison problem in America