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Organization or Prison: Women's Prison Book Project

Types of books or materials needed:
Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health—particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
c/o Arise Bookstore
Address:
Women's Prison Book Project c/o Arise Bookstore
2441 Lyndale Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55405
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Organization or Prison: Women's Prison Book Project (Minnesota)

Types of books or materials needed:
Dictionaries, English and Spanish, Women's self-help and drug/alcohol recovery issues, Sexual abuse survivor's issues, Women's health and fitness, including HIV/AIDS, Wicca, astrology, dream interpretation, Lesbian and Bisexual fiction and non fiction, Arts and crafts, Fiction and nonfiction by women of color, Poetry, Education topics, especially GED prep materials, basic math and algebra text books, and learning languages, General fiction, we send out some "classic" literature but mainly contemporary fiction, especially fiction by women and people of color., Parenting, Mysteries/horror, Other kinds of books as well: politics, history, humor, large print, biographies, philosophy, feminism, etc. but the ones listed above are our most requested topics.
In-person drop-off available:
No
Contact Name:
c/o Arise Bookstore
Address:
Women's Prison Book Project
2441 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55405
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Organization or Prison: Women's Prison Book Project (Pennsylvania)

Types of books or materials needed:
Dictionaries (English, Spanish-English, and Law), Thesauruses, African and African American history, politics, culture, Mexican and Puerto Rican history, politics, culture, GED or Basic Education Materials, ESL books, Books in Spanish, Yoga and Meditation, Martial Arts, Paganism, How-to art, carpentry, landscaping books, Health—particularly HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C, and Tuberculosis
In-person drop-off available:
No
Address:
Women's Prison Book Project
4722 Baltimore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
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