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Write to an Incarcerated Person

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Thursday, March 05, 2020
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

As part of the National Lawyers Guild's recognition of the Week Against Mass Incarceration, Duke's NLG chapter will be hosting a letter-writing event where students can write letters to people in prison. Many incarcerated people have become out of sight, out of mind to their families, friends, and communities. Receiving a letter at mail call can lift spirits, let the person know that they are not alone, and help eliminate the monotony that goes along with being incarcerated. Students can choose to provide their contact information if they would like to begin a pen-pal correspondence, or they can write anonymously. NLG will provide letters, envelopes, stamps, and candy to fuel your letter-writing creativity. We will be set up in Star Commons near the patio exit. Sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild. For more information, please contact Hannah Elson at

Type: LAW