To assist you in "being a voice for the voiceless," VOM has created an advocacy guide that will help you in encouraging prisoners while pleading for or on their behalf.

The Advocacy Guide includes sample letters; tips for when writing to prisoners, government officials, and prisoners; and other helpful resources.

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Writing to Prisoners

Guidelines for writing to prisoners.

Advocacy Guide

Guidelines for writing

Write in a prisoner's language

Compile a letter using phrases and verses from the prisoner's own language.

Writing to Media

Best practices for writing to editors

Writing Governments

Write to your government officials.

Helpful Writing Links

Links to assist you in writing letters to government officials.