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"Had it not been for IOW and their support system, I don’t know where I would be today. And I hope others see how important IOW is for those of us who have been adversely impacted by the juvenile justice system."

-Karmen V., InsideOUT Writers Alumni Member

Make a Donation


Your donation will help InsideOUT Writers continue to provide trauma- and healing-informed creative writing classes inside of juvenile incarceration facilities.  It also funds our re-entry support services, counseling, volunteer recruitment, training and management, mentorships, and system navigation services to access public and private resources including housing, education, health care, substances abuse treatment, tattoo removal, mental healthcare, obtaining life documents (CA IDs, SSN cards, etc.), and much more. 


We hope you consider making an investment in juvenile justice today! Become a supporter by clicking here to donate online or by mailing a check using the information below.

Please make the check payable to InsideOUT Writers and mail it to:

InsideOUT Writers

3339 W. Temple St, 2nd Fl

Los Angeles, CA 90026

Attn: Development

Join Our Community of Monthly Donors


As a monthly donor, you can directly support InsideOUT Writers through an easy, automated monthly gift of as little as $25 per month. Your contribution will be automatically charged to your credit card each month, and you may change or cancel your gift at any time. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately impacted those we serve, so demand for our case management and reentry services is at an all-time high. Sustaining your donation over several months helps our team to appropriately anticipate and allocate funds across our different programming areas.


You can sustain your donation by selecting a Monthly Selection Frequency on our donation page. Thank you for investing in the future of our community’s incarcerated youth!

If you have any questions, please contact Rodrigo Guardado at

Giving Society

InsideOUT Writers’ Giving Society consists of passionate sponsors who invest heavily in the health and well-being of our organization year in and year out.  Members of our Giving Society earn recognition throughout the year at special events, in our publications, and on our virtual Donor Wall.

If you are interested in joining our Giving Society or would like more information, please contact InsideOUT Writers’ Chief Development Officer Rodrigo Guardado at

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