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THE POWER OF SELF-EXPRESSION

The students and graduates of POPS the Club have educated, inspired, and motivated their fellow students, their teachers, their parents, their communities and strangers with their wisdom and the deep truths expressed in their conversation, in their writing, and in their artwork. Sampled here are the many ways we share our powerful stories. POPS students are also published weekly on the Good Men Project .

POPS VOICES

STUDENT WRITING

A small sampling of the powerful stories and poems produced by the students of POPS. For a more comprehensive collection, we invite you to read our anthologies and visit the Good Men Project, which each week publishes the work of a POPS student.

POPS NEWSLETTER

OUR MONTHLY LETTER

The story of the group is powerful, the story of the individual is even more powerful.

From Our Archives

POPS ART

VISUAL ART

POPS students tell their stories in many different forms–some write, some sing, some dance, and some of the most powerful tales are evident in the drawings and paintings they create.

POPS FILMS

We live in a visual world and POPS students performances on film has expanded the reach of their work. We invite you to share this experience made possible through the generosity of filmmakers, filmmaking teachers, and funders.

POPS PUBLISHING

ANNUAL ANTHOLOGY

Each year POPS publishes a book collection of the poetry, stories and artwork created by members of POPS the Club. These books are healing for families, relished by students from elementary school through college, described by wardens as rehabilitation tools, and praised by librarians and educators. As POPS expands, so will the number of publications.

THANK YOU to all of you who attended the book launch for the 6th POPS anthology: WE GOT GAME on June 1, 2019 at The Actors Gang Theater. Online purchasing links will be live for that book very soon!

POPS NEWS

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POPS EVENTS

Photos of our book launches, galas and other community events.

More Photos From POPS Events

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Mass incarceration is an issue that affects everyone. Here are some reliable resources to understand the scope of the problem.

The Marshall Project

The National Resource Center on Children and Families of the Incarcerated

The Edward Hazen Foundation

The Million Dollar Hood Project 

More Resources