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2018 Christmas Gifts for Incarcerated Loved Ones in Prisons and Jails

Looking for gifts for your incarcerated family of friend, but not sure what to get them? Getting gifts from the outside is the perfect way to make an inmate’s day. Whether it’s Christmas, their birthday, an anniversary or any other holiday or milestone, send your imprisoned loved one a gift to let them know you […]

One prison inmate writes that letters are always something prisoners appreciate from their loved ones on the outside.
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Contacting Your Incarcerated Family and Friends This Holiday Season (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series. Click here to Read Part 1. 3. Actual Gifts You Can Send to Prisoners for Christmas Renee Patterson Writes eBooks to, for and about prison loved ones. She’s been sending Christmas gifts to her mom in prison, who entered the CDCR system in 2007, since the beginning. […]

Be the angel in their lives by contacting your incarcerated family and friends this holiday season with letters, cards, prison visits and more.
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Contacting Your Incarcerated Family and Friends This Holiday Season (Part 1)

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year celebrations are almost upon us. Prison inmates need feel like they are parts of the celebrations. There are various ways of contacting your incarcerated family and friends this holiday season. Getting in touch and staying connected with loved ones prisons is very important during the holiday. They will appreciate it […]

It's time to get you and your family prepared for a prison visit this holiday season to let them know you care.
Prison Visits & Issues

Preparing for a Prison Visit This Holiday Season

  Holidays are tough for everyone, independent of race, finances, location or incarcerations. But you know that if your loved one is incarcerated it is way more difficult than anyone could imagine. Prisoners are often allowed visitors on national holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas. Instead of buying them some expensive gift, it is important […]

Inmates Restore Wheelchair for Wheels for the World Program
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Wheels for the World: Kansas Inmates Refurbish and Donate Bikes to the Needy

Prison inmates at Ellsworth Correctional Facility in Kansas have found a way to give back to the society. They are proving very responsible and accountable to the general society they left behind. This they do via the Wheels for the World program at the Kansas prison. What is the Wheels for the World Program All […]

Kevin is nervous about taking his first flight since his release from San Quentin State Prison. (OWN)
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Formerly Incarcerated People Face Serious Challenges Trying to Create Better Lives

Getting out of jail is, for most, a clean slate. It’s chance to start over, to do good, to become someone who makes a mark on society. But, formerly incarcerated people face some serious challenges starting new lives outside the prison gates. What they don’t know is while they are ready to move on in life, […]

Brenda Ann Spencer, the Grover Cleveland Elementary School Shooter... Then & Now
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Classic Song Inspired By Brenda Ann Spencer, Who Hated Mondays Enough To Kill

said it was more fun to shoot people dead than see another Monday. She hated Mondays enough to kill people. And, in 1979 she mowed down people with 30 rounds of ammunition. Spencer was convicted and is currently incarcerated at the California Institution for Women in Corona, CA (CIW). The music group Boomtown Rats was […]

Nebraska Prisoner Alyssa Mayer and DeVanté
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The Toll Parents Behind Bars Has on Nebraska’s Prison Kids

Children of imprisoned mothers and fathers are often described as the forgotten victims of incarceration. When a parent goes to jail, children are affected, usually in negative ways. However, these effects are rarely considered in criminal justice processes, during which – instead – attention is focused on determining the guilt or innocence of a person […]

Prison Phone Calls

Jails pocket up to 60 percent of what inmates pay for phone calls

Please change title AFTER writing doc. Keywords: what inmates pay for phone calls   Prison Rideshare NetworkPrison Rideshare Network which helps prison loved ones find rides to visit incarcerated family and friends in the US. PRN also reports timely prison loved ones news to keep you informed on what’s happening now as it relates to those […]