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"Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope."  —Kofi Annan

What we do . . .

Remain in Touch is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that offers incarcerated parents the opportunity to select free books and record them aloud for their children, ages 0 to 12 years. For their older children ages 13 to 18, incarcerated parents are invited to select free books, record introductions, and borrow the same books to read concurrently with their teens. The recordings and books are sent to the individual children, allowing the parents to stay connected and bridge the gap that exists during the time of their incarceration.

Remain in Touch
Remain in Touch
Remain in Touch


we serve . . . 

Remain in Touch currently serves inmates in Leelanau County, Benzie County, Antrim County and the Grand Traverse area.

Top 35 . . .

See a list here of 35 book titles most frequently chosen by incarcerated parents for their children ages 0-12. 


incarcerated parents

have selected and recorded books

for their children.


children have received new books and recordings from their incarcerated parents.


brand new books, along with recordings, have been delivered to children of incarcerated parents.

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