in partnership with the paul sawyer public library + the franklin county regional jail

A Familiar Voice

Named by a prisoner  at FCRJ, A Familiar Voice is a literacy initiative that was established December 2019. Two WJRF board members facilitate the program, which is sponsored through Paul Sawyier Public Library. Ten prisoners recorded themselves reading a book to their child. The book, recording, and a book mark was mailed to the child. Twenty-one children received a mailed package for Christmas.

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