For over two decades, we have helped prisoners, former prisoners, and incarcerated youth build Second Acts through engagement with the arts.

join us may 11th and June 1st for in-prison productions! rsvp today.

May 11th: Of Fathers & Kings, inspired by Richard the Third, is a powerful theatrical and poetic exploration of men’s roles in family and society. RSVP deadline extended to 5/3/17June 1st: Run-On Sentence is a PPA commissioned work by playwright Stacie Lents inspired by her experiences working with incarcerated women through PPA. Both moving and funny, the play asks: should people be defined by their worst mistake? RSVP by 5/15/17.
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support ppa and other area organizations May 11th for givestlday 2017!

Give STL Day is an online day of giving where nonprofits like ours will be reaching out to supporters like you, to share our mission and raise funds. Give STL Day generated a total of $2.15 million for more than 900 nonprofits in 2016. Everyone can be a philanthropist. On May 11, we’re asking every person in the St. Louis area to get behind this effort and give. Large and small gifts will combine for big impact— It’s time to think big. 
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Inspiring. dedicated. impressive. meaningful — every dollar counts. Donate now.

Wardens see the behavioral changes: increased tolerance, self-confidence, social skills and commitment. Your financial support allows men, women, and young people in the criminal and juvenile justice systems to be inspired. They are inspired to create. They are inspired to trust. They are inspired to learn. They are inspired to be their best selves.

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