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Click here for a Story about our Executive Director and POPS the Club in the 2016 Annual Report from Executive Services Corps of California.

Jessica, Elsa, Kei-Arri, Tyanni, Glorious, GabbyAT POPS the CLUB we strive to nourish, inspire and empower young people affected by the trauma associated with the incarceration of a loved one. We help them to share Our Stories. These are young people with stories we all need to hear. We are pleased that our nation is beginning to take note of the true costs of mass incarceration, costs felt deeply in the community outside as well as on those behind bars. On this page we share with you some of the news. Please join in the conversation. We welcome your comments and hope you will follow POPS the Club on InstagramFacebookTwitter, and You Tube. Please also consider purchasing our anthologies, Before There Were BarsCracked MasksRunaway Thoughts, and Ghetto By the Sea for your schools, your community libraries, and yourselves. If you’re interested in bulk purchases, please contact Amy

We also share some articles and stories we think are of utmost importance.

Teen Vogue

Google’s Digital Love Letters to Our Fathers

LA Weekly, A Lit Club at Venice High is Transforming Lives
California Educator Magazine

Education Week: Parents’ Incarceration Takes a Toll
POPS the Club, The Fresno Alliance
NPR, Madeleine Brand’s Press Play

Other News on the Families of the Incarcerated
The Prison Policy Initiative
A Shared Sentence
The Washington Post

Thank You

Our POPS anthologies reflect the world in which the young people whose loved ones are incarcerated live, work and study. Their words and artwork vividly illustrate what it is to grow up without a parent, a sibling, a favorite uncle or best friend. The young people of...

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