On April 4th, we held a book discussion on Sandra Cisneros’ The House on Mango Street at the Columbia River Correctional Institution. We began by discussing our ties to our names, home lives, and cultural upbringing in our communities.
Last weekend we held our third book discussion at the Oregon State Penitentiary, this time a bilingual discussion of The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros.
The Prison Education Program interns have led the way in collecting over 1,000 books to donate to Oregon correctional facilities already in 2018.
Four inside students will celebrate their graduations from the University of Oregon this June!