Mid-Atlantic

New York

  1. Rehabilitation Through the Arts 914-251-7540 or info@rta-arts.org
  2. Civic Ensemble’s ReEntry Theatre Program
  3. Wedging Forward wedging.fwd@gmail.com, 332-201-8686
  4. The Fortune Society 347-510-3668 or www.fortunesociety.org
  5. The Creative ‘Righting’ Center Long-distance program (see Indiana)
  6. CASES Insight Project  212-553-6633, info@cases.org
  7. NY State Literary Center Dale Davis, 585-223-0784, ddavis@nyslc.org
  8. PEN American Center Prison Writing Program prisonwriting@pen.org
  9. Bard Prison Initiative 845.758.7308, bpi@bard.edu
  10. Cornell Prison Education Program: Arts courses, Writer’s Bloc Literary Journal
  11. Fortune Society, (212) 691-7554, info@fortunesociety.org
  12. Right to Write, 914.337.0700, partnerships@sarahlawrence.edu
  13. EarSay 718-791-4324, info@earsay.org
  14. Theatre of the Oppressed NYC (646) 504-4582, info@theatreoftheoppressednyc.org
  15. RELEASED – Center for Employment Opportunities Jeyhoun Allebaugh, jeyhoun@gmail.com
  16. Carnegie Hall Musical Connections (at Sing Sing CF) 212-903-7800, education@carnegiehall.org
  17. Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project (at the Rose M. Singer Center at Rikers Island) 212-903-7800, education@carnegiehall.org
  18. Public Theatre – The Mobile Unit 212-539-8500, marketing@publictheater.org
  19. New York Writers Coalition (NYWC) – Formerly Incarcerated/Prison Writers Program Nancy Weber, nancy@nywriterscoalition.org
  20. The Young New Yorkers, info@youngnewyorkers.org, 917.691.2244
  21. Lyrics from Lockdown National tour of hip hopera
  22. Prisoner Express (607) 252-6946
  23. The Phoenix Players Theatre Group Bruce Levitt, BAL5@cornell.edu
  24. Attica Correctional Facility – The Attica Writer’s Workshop and the Attica – Genesee Teaching Project Doran Larson, dlarson@hamilton.edu
  25. Truthworker Theatre Company truthworker@gmail.com, 917-771-7475
  26. Music on the Inside info@musicontheinside.org, 212-580-6225
  27. Prison Writes Therapeutic, advocacy, memoir writing
  28. Theater Across Prison Walls Rivka Rocchio, rocchisr@potsdam.edu
  29. Sarah Lawrence College Right-to-Write partnerships@sarahlawrence.edu
  30. Dances for Solidarity dancesforsolidarity@gmail.com
  31. The Town Hall lnoble@thetownhall.org
  32. Musicambia jessie@musicambia.org
  33. Flex Dance Program flexdanceprogram@gmail.com
  34. Otisville Theatre Workshop: Acting Out richardhoehler@ymail.com, 917-767-1550
  35. Center for Court Innovation Arts and Justice initiatives

Pennsylvania

  1. Mural Arts Program Restorative Justice Robyn Buseman, robyn.buseman@muralarts.org, 215-685-0756
  2. The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program Steven Shankman, 215-204-5163, insideout@temple.edu
  3. Words Without Walls info@wordswithoutwalls.com
  4. The Pennsylvania Prison Society – The Working Group to Enhance Services for Incarcerated Women Ann Schwartzman, 215.564.6005, baizenman@prisonsociety.org
  5. Books Through Bars 215-727-8170, info@booksthroughbars.org
  6. Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Roots to Re-Entry Project
  7. Brush With the Law at Montgomery County Correctional Facility Maria Maneos
  8. The People’s Paper Co-op
  9. Shining Light ,717.867.5472, staff@shining-light.com
  10. Songs in the Key of Free
  11. Youth Art & Self-Empowerment Project info@yasproject.com or 267-571-YASP

New Jersey

  1. The Institute for Prison Teaching and Outreach Literary Magazine, cpoe@tcnj.edu
  2. Writers Theatre of New Jersey education@wtnj.org
  3. The New Jersey Scholarship and Transformative Education in Prisons Consortium (NJ-STEP) jeff.melillo@rutgers.edu , diamond7@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Washington, D.C.

  1. Free Minds Book Club (202) 758-0829, mail@freemindsbookclub.org
  2. Prison Fellowship International International art competitions and exhibitions
  3. Safe Streets Arts Foundation staff@PrisonsFoundation.org
  4. The Beat Within  David Inocencio, dinocencio@thebeatwithin.org
  5. Voices Unbarred lori@voicesunbarred.com, (571) 357-2049
  6. Georgetown Prison Scholars Program (202) 687-0100
  7. DC Books to Prisoners
  8. Lorton Art Program lortonart@verizon.net