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Think Before You Ink: Prisoners’ Perpetual Calendar

Think Before You Ink - readable


Think Before You Ink - printable


This educational resource was produced jointly by PASAN and CATIE and is geared for use by prisoners within Canadian correctional facilities. It is a colourful perpetual calendar containing hepatitis C and HIV prevention messages that highlight the risks of sharing tattooing equipment. It contains key dates in the history of prisoners’ rights advocacy and is illustrated with tattoos and artwork by talented Canadian artists still in the prison system.

Ordering Instructions: A full-colour, glossy version of this calendar can be ordered free-of-charge (postage included) to Canadian addresses by going to the website for the CATIE Ordering Centre.

Mailing Instructions: When sending the full-colour version, remove the the staples before sending.

Printing Instructions: If unable to order, print to landscape 11 x 17, this helps it last longer and stay together while being passed around inside prisons.

For more information on the group who put out this resource, or to check for the most up-to-date version, check out their website.