Inmates Restore Wheelchair for Wheels for the World Program
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Wheels for the World: Kansas Inmates Refurbish and Donate Bikes to the Needy

Prison inmates at Ellsworth Correctional Facility in Kansas have found a way to give back to the society. They are proving very responsible and accountable to the general society they left behind. This they do via the Wheels for the World program at the Kansas prison. What is the Wheels for the World Program All Read More…

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Singapore Prison Inmates Become Fathers, Husbands and Sons Again On Open Visit Day

The Singapore Prison Service (SPS) has organized an open visit day for inmates at the Tanah Merah Prison. The event was a 4-hour program for prison inmates to reconnect with their friends and families. The main objective of the program was to heal broken relationships between inmates and families. Some of the Singapore Prison inmates even Read More…

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Plight of Immigrants Attracts Among Others Grammy Award Winning Artist Miguel

Grammy award winning artist Miguel is one of the many top artists that graced the #SchoolsNotPrisons concert last Friday Night. The artist who was born to a Mexican Father and a black mother spoke at the event that took place at Adelanto Stadium and was attended by thousands of people. #SchoolsNotPrisons concert has been on Read More…

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#SchoolsNotPrisons Concert Adelanto Edition Taking Place Friday Night

Thousands of people are expected to attend #SchoolsNotPrisons Concert this Friday. The event which is being held in Adelanto is meant to sensitize California communities about the negative impact of immigrant prisons. The event will be used as a platform to advocate for alternatives because for-profit immigrant prisons negatively impact the health and safety of Read More…

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Parnell Correctional Facility Vocational Village Gives Parolees a Chance at Good Jobs

In Michigan, Parnell Correctional Facility parolees are getting new chances at healthy, productive lives thanks to a new program that helps to give them skilled trade certifications and jobs. The program, called Vocational Village, is at Parnell Correctional Facility in Jackson, and it’s the second prison in the state to offer a training program for Read More…

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To Redeem Their Honors, Over 200 California Female Prisoners Fight Wildfires to the Death

There are over 200 female prisoners fighting wildfires in California. They risk their lives to put out fires and dare what trained male firefighters would think twice before trying. A large truck labeled with Cal Fire and Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) recently took these brave inmates to the Tubbs Fire in Calistoga to Read More…

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Texas Inmates Pool Commissary Money To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

In a dramatic show of compassion, Texas inmates have pooled their commissary money to donate over $53 thousand toward relief for the devastation left behind by Hurricane Harvey. When Harvey swept through Texas, it left behind $200 billion in damage. The Category 4 hurricane affected thousands, leaving them homeless and without essential resources. According to Read More…

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Defy Ventures “Shark Tank”-Style Pitch Competition, New York State Winner

In a room filled with twenty-five high-powered executives, Robert Cassato gave his 3-minute pitch confidently and smoothly from the stage, north of Manhattan for the Defy Ventures competition. Cassato 44, explained his discovery in the area of Homebody Fitness during the recent Defy Ventures’ “Shark Tank”-style pitch competition event. Defy Ventures is an organization that Read More…

Morgan County Jail Haunted House
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Inmates at Morgan County Jail Assist in Preparing County’s Haunted House.

The Morgan County Jail Correction Crew is now giving the inmates an opportunity of, giving back to the society for what they took from it. This is done through a special kind of work release program. The typical characteristics of inmates in Morgan County Jail are characterized as: Non-violent offenders About 80 percent of them Read More…

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Prison Inmates Refurbish 350 Wheelchairs for Donation to Disabled Harvey Victims

Prison inmates at the Taft Correctional Facility have refurbished 350 wheelchairs for donation to victims of Hurricane Harvey. The wheelchairs were donated through the Joni and Friends program, a ministry dedicated to distributing free wheelchairs to disabled persons worldwide. The wheelchairs were distributed to people who really needed them for mobility as a result of Read More…