Letter Writing

New Leaf - New Life often partners with organizations like ​Middle Way Housethe Midwest Pages to Prisoners ProjectAll-Options Pregnancy Resource Centerthe IU Middle Way House Chapter, and Bloomington PRIDE in order to ​write letters to ​incarcerated survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking.  ​Meetings are generally 7-8pm on the second Wednesday of each month.

Upcoming Meetings

  • June 13, 7-8pm, at New Leaf - New Life (1010 S. Walnut St., Suite H): Facebook event page.
    • There will also be a mini-orientation for in-jail volunteering after this, 8-9pm, also at 1010 S. Walnut.
  • July 11, 7-8pm, at Middle Way House (338 S. Washington St.): Facebook event page.
  • August 8, 7-8pm, at All-Options Pregnancy Resource Center (1014 S. Walnut St.): Facebook event page.

Past Meetings

  • May 4, 9:30am-11:00am, All-Options (their first Friday of the month volunteer drop-in hours): We will be writing cards to incarcerated mothers & making a banner to later display outside the jail, in order to show support for incarcerated parents.
  • May 9, 7pm-8pm, Meeting Room 214 at the Monroe County Public Library (MCPL): We will be writing cards to incarcerated mothers.  This is the Letter-Writing to Incarcerated Survivors event.  See the Facebook page for more details!
  • ​May 13, 1pm-2pm, across from the Monroe County Justice Building (301 N. College Ave.): We will hold a banner, make signs, and pass out informational handouts.  See the Facebook page or this flyer for more information.