The Creative Alliance’s URBAN/APPALACHIA series traces the connections between the inner city of Baltimore and the rural towns of the Appalachian region. Tomorrow, Wednesday the 12th at 7pm there will be a free screening of Up the Ridge, a documentary by the Thousand Kites project that traces the connections between Appalachian prisons and the inner city. Thousand Kites is a national new media project that works to get messages from families of the incarcerated to their loved ones behind bars.
If you have a loved one in prison far away and want to leave them a message, you can call the toll-free line 877-410-4863 and leave them a greeting. For more information, watch this video.
We spoke with:
Luisa Bieri, Outreach Coordinator for the Creative Alliance
Mia Frederick, Producer of the Thousand Kites radio program
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