Prisoner Describes His Torture

These drawings were sent to us from a prisoner who is repeatedly tortured by the guards. Learn more

PARC Resource Directory

Our twenty-four page resource guide is used by over 50,000 prisoners a year all across the United States. Learn More

Pelican Bay Hunger Strike

On July 1st, 2011 prisoners at Pelican Bay went on hunger strike to protest the cruel, inhumane and tortuous conditions of their imprisonment. Learn More About Their Struggle

2018 PARC Directory

PARC corresponds with and mails a directory of resources to prisoners, their friends and family members. 
 

Download a PDF copy of the 2018 Resource Guide today!

Recent Alerts

Support the PARC 2017 Directory!

We are kicking off our campaign to fundraise to print the 2017 directory! Please help us reach our goal of $3,000! Any amount makes a difference in the lives of those on the inside. Each individual directory PARC sends costs $1.50 ($0.75 in printing, $0.70 in stamps, and $0.05 in envelopes), which annually costs over $22,000 to print and mail in response to the 15,000 requests.

Sparks Fly for BO! May 13th, 2017

Join the Sparks Fly Committee and Prison Activist Resource Center for an vening of Culture and Politics to Support Bo Brown.

Support the PARC 2016 Prisoner Resource Directory!

For the last sixteen years, PARC has corresponded with and mailed a directory of resources to prisoners, their friends, and family members. We are often the first point of contact for people to connect with prisoners' rights organizations, community organizations, prison literature and arts projects, family and visiting resources, health care and legal resources, parole and pre-release resources, and the prison abolition movement.

The Genesis of Increasing Incidents of Police Brutality: The War on Drugs

What is the cause of the spiraling increase in police assaults on people whom they should help to protect --- not brutalize or kill? In just the month of March, 2015, American police killed 111 people -- more people than the police in the United Kingdom have killed since the year 1900.[1]

After 4 decades in solitary, Albert Woodfox's release ordered by federal judge

A federal judge in Baton Rouge has called for the unconditional release of Albert Woodfox, the only remaining imprisoned member of the Angola 3.

Woodfox, 68, was placed solitary confinement at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola and other state facilities for more than 40 years for reasons related to the 1972 murder of prison guard Brent Miller. 

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