And another article on the new women’s book club at Hazelton

“The Appalachian Prison Book Project has opened a new chapter here in West Virginia. Inmates at the U.S. Penitentiary Hazelton, a female institution in Bruceton Mills, will now receive donated books and participate in a book club supervised by head members of the new chapter.

“We see this as a logical extension of the book program already in place. This will give women the chance to explore various ideas and interests all with the hope that it will improve their lives and help them in the post-prison process in terms of acclimating back into society once they’re released,” said Cari Carpenter, executive board member at APBP and WVU associate professor of English.” More below.

 

http://www.thedaonline.com/news/article_7b6274fa-9c76-11e4-b772-9f6e47aff549.html

Written by Appalachian Prison Book Project

APBP sends free books to people imprisoned in six states.

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