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A National Radio Broadcast For Prisoners and Their Families

Thousand Kites Team announces 8th annual holiday call-in show for friends and family of prisoners across the country to send messages to their incarcerated loved ones.
Thousand Kites invites you to participate in the eigth annual "Calls From Home" program.


Listen to a sample of Calls From Home

Dear Friend,

The Thousand Kites Team would like to ask for your support for a special radio project called Calls from Home. Calls from Home is a simple project. We open our recording studio's toll-free number from 3-11pm (eastern time) on December 11th and record calls from prisoner families and supporters from across the country.

We then broadcast the program on over 120 radio stations across the country and bring hundreds of voices (people singing songs, reading poems, and speaking from the heart) to hundreds of thousands of prisoners. We need your help in spreading the word and making the program as strong as possible. Here is how you can help us.

- Call in to the show on Dec. 11th from 3-11pm eastern time. Call toll free at 888-396-1208 and the Thousand Kites team will be there to take your call. We usually just say "Caller, you're on the air, who would you like to send a message to tonight?"

- If you want to call a message in right now you can call our answering machine at 877-518-0606.

- Spread the word to other people. Please pass this on and ask other folks to get involved. You can learn more at our website at www.thousandkites.org

- After the show is recorded we put it up for free downloads. Download it and get it played our your local community radio station, play a section at a meeting, get it played at a church, class, or even in a prison and hold a discussion about incarceration in the United States.

Thousand Kites Team

Phone: (606) 633-0108
Email: thousandkitesproject@gmail.com

Thousand Kites, a national dialogue project on the U.S. criminal justice system. Look for our new website in mid-December. www.thouandkites.org

homepage: homepage: http://www.thousandkites.org
address: address: 91 Madison Avenue, Whitesburg KY 41858