Ending isolation by visiting and supporting people detained by ICE


Conversations with Friends (CWF) is a dedicated, humanitarian, all-volunteer non-profit organization that visits, writes cards and letters to, and provides safe release and accompaniment to people in three of the four county jails where they are detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in Minnesota.



  • “Thanks for being nice to me. I’m so happy to know somebody out there is reading my words.”

  • “Thank you so much for your support and your kindness. When I saw your letter tears came from my eyes. Thank you for your great and wonderful kindness for taking your own time to write to me and read my letter.”

  • “You have made my life spring with hope and comforted me at my darkest hour. Thank you for keeping me in your thoughts and prayers.”