"She can get cards, but they can't be popups or have rhinestones, etc. I've sent her Green Tara that I printed on a color laserjet and folded like a card. She'll love the mail. She hasn't gotten it yet, but they…"
NCCIW at it's best. They called her to master control to tell her she had unauthorized mail. They gave her your letter, but not the card because blank cards are contraband, and signed cards are mail. So they said…"
"Allegra has one of the best jobs at NCCIW, and she makes 13 cents an hour. She's told that they may give her a raise to 21 cents an hour after 6 months. She really dislikes the job, so I don't think she'll have it long…"
"In the NC prisons, the only thing allowed with the letters or cards are photos, no larger than 8x11 and no more than 5 per letter. Stamps, paper and everything else is considered contraband. They call the inmate to master control, show…"
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I'm a member of the Raleigh, NC Kadampa Center. My daughter is incarcerated at NCCIW in Raleigh, NC. I'm interested in ways to bring Buddhism to her and other inmates at NCCIW. NCCIW is very closed to anything that is not christian.
Pen Pals for my Daughter
My daughter Allegra loves to write, and would love a few pen pals. Some of her poetry and her address are on her webpage (which I need to update) at http://www.allegradahlquist.com
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