Human Rights Pen Pal

We believe that the power of pen and paper can transcend prison walls

Becoming a Pen Pal

Looking for a way to take concrete action against the system of mass incarceration?

Become a Human Rights Pen Pal

If you are interested in becoming a pen pal, complete our brief application here.

Long-term isolation is one of the most inhumane aspects of the prison system in the United States.

Human Rights Pen Pal is a grassroots, racial justice community organization, in solidarity with the human rights of people in California’s solitary confinement cells.

HRPP has a wait list of over 100 people on the inside awaiting a community pen pal.

Through letter writing, HRPP promotes principled, mutually educational relationships between people in solitary confinement and supporters outside the prison walls.

Click here to download the Becoming a Pen Pal brochure (pdf)

We believe that the power of pen and paper can transcend prison walls.

Contact HRPP at humanrightspenpals@gmail.com
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