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Promoting Wellness, Education, & the Arts

The Claremont Forum has sponsored wellness, education, and art programs in the community since 1985. We sponsor the Sunday Farmers & Artisans Market in the Claremont Village, the nationwide Prison Library Project, as well as the used bookshop and art gallery in the Claremont Packing House.

Farmers & Artisans Market

Every Sunday, rain or shine, on Harvard Ave. in the Claremont Village.

Prison Library Project

Each month, volunteers send hundreds of books and educational materials to inmates nationwide.

Bookshop & Gallery

Claremont’s only used bookstore sells books at great prices, features a monthly local artists, and is a home for community events..

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Book Review | Almost Innocent

ALMOST INNOCENT From searching to saved in America’s criminal justice systemby Shanti Brien, 2021,, ISBN-13:978-1-64543-203-6 Reviewed by Pam Hawkes, President, Claremont Forum Board of Directors This book is an

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Education and Incarceration

EDUCATION AND INCARCERATION By Pam Hawkes, President of the Claremont Forum Cal State Los Angeles is the home of WordsUncaged, a program organized and managed by faculty and students in

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Fall 2021 Reader

A Note from Our President When the COVID crisis was at its worst, the Claremont Forum Board of Directors decided to temporarily pause our program of sending books to prisoners,

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The Claremont Forum Summer Reader

Farmers & Artisans Market News The Value of Farmers Markets to Community The Claremont Sunday Farmers and Artisans Market is brought to you by The Claremont Forum. We understand the

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