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The Patricia Raskin Show

The Patricia Raskin Show

Monday at 11 AM Pacific

January 18th 2021: Dream Catcher

Author and prison rights activist Amy Friedman knows how children of people in prison feel, because she offers them a safe and supportive space to share their feelings and to support each other in recognizing their strength and resilience. Seven years ago, she launched a school-based program, POPS the Club, “pain of the prison system,” with her husband, Dennis Danziger, a writer and high school teacher. POPS started as a single club at Venice High School in Los Angeles where Danziger was then teaching.POPS publishes an annual anthology of art, prose, and poetry created by its members and alumn

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Amy Friedman grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and has an undergraduate degree from Barnard College, Columbia University and an MA in creative writing from City College, New York. She is an author, co-author, editor and writing teacher whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Salon and the Toronto Globe and Mail. She is the author of Kick the Dog and Shoot the Cat, Nothing Sacred: A Conversation with Feminism, Tell Me a Story, The Spectacular Gift, and Desperado’s Wife: A Memoir. Amy also is the writer/producer of the award-winning audiobook series, Tell Me a Story, based on her long-running syndicated newspaper feature for Universal Press Syndicate.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1045/the-patricia-raskin-show 04/10/2021 11:00 04/10/2021 12:00 The Patricia Raskin Show https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1045/the-patricia-raskin-show Author and prison rights activist Amy Friedman knows how children of people in prison feel, because she offers them a safe and supportive space to share their feelings and to support each other in recognizing their strength and resilience. Seven years ago, she launched a school-based program, POPS the Club, “pain of the prison system,” with her husband, Dennis Danziger, a writer and high school teacher. POPS started as a single club at Venice High School in Los Angeles where Danziger was then teaching.POPS publishes an annual anthology of art, prose, and poetry created by its members and alumni. This year’s collection, Dream Catchers, represents the work of students from POPS Clubs in all around the country. The book discusses how kids, like their incarcerated loved ones, suffer due to institutionalized prejudice and stigmatization. It also discusses how kids with a parent in prison are just like other kids, and The healing power of self-expression through writing and artwork. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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