"Thanks so much, Aaron. And yes, I was contacted by someone, so thanks for suggesting me to her. I much appreciate your help! I feel like I am starting to get somewhere. I reached out to four individuals at Pelican Bay last week, so we'll see…"
"June, Chris, John,
Do any of you have any advice for where I can go/what I need to do to start a correspondence with one or more people in prison? Apart from write-a-prisoner.com, is there somewhere I can go to begin such a connection?
"I am humbled by your experience, Chris. Thanks so much for sharing your insight, and everything you said makes perfect sense. What you said about compassion is very wise. I really do believe there is value in every human being and I'm very open…"
"Same as you, I think, Aaron. I am looking to connect (in a platonic way) with people in prison who have little support and offer them a bit of friendship, support and just basically let them know they're not forgotten. I too checked out…"
""Inspiring" is in the eye of the beholder. Who's to say that any art need be classified under a particular genre to make a connection with the viewer? Art supplies really are expensive though aren't they? Stay true to your…"
"It's a beautiful drawing, Jared. Have you considered selling your work, in general, with proceeds going to your favorite charity? I found this very rewarding myself; to use talent I was given to benefit others. Are you going to be offering…"
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I was just introduced to Prison Dharma through a friend, who knew I had been looking for ways to be involved in mentoring inmates as well as those in reentry and their families. I am a book editor, artist, writer and food enthusiast and I believe we are all equal and that everyone deserves a second chance.
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