Experience the transformative power of art and storytelling, while championing the lasting impact of our Prison Arts Program.


  • Beautiful Garden Setting  
  • Bountiful Artwork from the Prison Arts Program  
  • Captivating Conversations with Alumni Artists 
  • Delectable Delights from the Pond House Cafe 
  • Amazing Stories from Matt Dicks “Speak Up” Storytellers 

Tickets: $100/person. Seating is limited. Register today!

To purchase tickets by check: Make check payable to Community Partners in Action and mail this form with your check.

Become a Sponsor: Sponsorship levels start at $500, it include tickets and other benefits. 

About Speak Up: About Speak Up: Matt Dicks’ “Speak Up” Storytellers, our featured entertainment, will be a humorous and heartfelt evening of storytelling. Professional storytellers, including Matt, and CPA performers brand new to his show, tell hilarious, heartfelt, true stories without notes. These stories will make you laugh, think, reconsider, and maybe even shed a tear or two. Beautifully crafted stories designed to touch your heart and mind. It will be an unforgettable night of entertainment and human connection. Speak Up shows are produced and directed by Matthew Dicks – an internationally-known bestselling author, 60-time Moth StorySLAM winner, and 9-time GrandSLAM champion.

“Freedom. Freedom. Although there was no freedom, it was freedom. For me, it was freedom…freedom of expression. You felt like a normal person. I felt like a normal person.”  – Juan Torres, Prison Arts