For Banned Books Week, PEN America LA Hosts a Book Drive for Migrant Children
In addition to enriching emotional, social, and cognitive development, children’s books also provide relief from the harsh realities of difficult journeys and uncertainties ahead. More
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With support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, we will be donating 75,000 copies of THE SENTENCES THAT CREATE US to prison libraries, as well as higher education & creative writing programs working with justice-involved communities. Learn more: https://pen.org/prison-writing/the-sentences-that-create-us/