Contacts – Get Involved!
Join the Prison Libraries Project
We welcome new members, ideas for new projects, and community support for our work. The volunteers below will help you get involved in projects that are currently running. All contacts listed can be reached by emailing us at email@example.com. As volunteers, we try to respond to requests and questions within a week of contact.
Allison Sivak (she/her) and Liz Fulton-Lyne (she/her): Co-Chairs
In addition to volunteering in various capacities, Liz and Allison communicate with correctional staff and advise on overall operations. They attend GELA executive meetings and participate in advocacy and outreach initiatives on behalf of the project
Jessica Thorlakson (they/she): Creative Writing Workshops Coordinator
Jessica coordinates Creative Writing Workshops at the Edmonton Remand Centre
Allison Sivak (she/her): Storybook Project
Allison coordinates the Storybook Project in the minimum, main and secure units at the Edmonton Institution for Women
Chris Bateman (he/him): Storybook Project
Chris coordinates the Storybook Project in the Edmonton Remand Centre
To get in touch:
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email: email@example.com with the subject line, membership, to join the group. All volunteers for the GELA Prison Project must be GELA members in good standing.