May 28, 2011 – 4:00PM
Urbana Champaign Independent Media Center
202 S. Broadway
Urbana, Illinois 61801

The event will be hosted by the Urbana Champaign Books to Prisoners Project, which distributes books to prisoners in Illinois prisons and jails (visit their website at This is the Campaign’s second journey out of the Chicago area to encourage other organizations to participate in the Campaign, the first being three performances in March and April in Waukegan, north of Chicago. The Center ( is located about 140 miles due south of Chicago in the Champaign-Urbana area where the University of Illinois is also located. Other organizations that work with Books to Prisoners are expected to participate. This is an excellent opportunity to bring the Campaign to Central and Southern Illinois.