Colin Walsh/ Class 7: Support Networks

174. In what ways do you perceive relationships with people you knew prior to confinement to evolve over the course of your imprisonment? Relationships are always evolving. People are always changing. Environments change. Rarely does anything stay the same. Unfortunately, when a person goes to prison, relationships continue to change without them. The world keeps… Read More

Severin Stone/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? The opportunities for self-improvement are endless but, it is up to you to find them. The greatest opportunity in being in prison is that you have twenty four hours a day to do whatever you want. For some this can… Read More

Charles Day/ Class 10: Leadership

251. What does leadership mean to you? Personally, it means one that is great in service to others. Not to be so concerned about how he or she is perceived, but how they are aiding in the building up of what others need to bring them into a realm of understanding of who they are,… Read More

John Broman/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? All my opportunities come out of my own creation. And even that is tried to be taken down by either staff or other inmates who want to know why you’re doing what your doing. And they interrupt you WHEN your… Read More

Omari Patton/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? Much better. The key is having goals, and making positive decisions and learning to handle all situations. 106. What types of decisions influence how you will emerge from prison? Making positive decisions and holding true to my values at all times. Nothing gets in the way…. Read More

Steven Lee/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? My name is Steven Lee I am a father of eight. I’m set apart from most of my friends by my beliefs in life. I believe that I am perfect in God and thou I have imperfections i know how i am, but most of my friends disagree. right now I’m… Read More

Michael McCready/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? My name is Michal McCready.  I’m currently  2 years into serving a 9 year federal prison sentence for Securities Fraud.  Each day starts with my commitment to make the best use of my time and to prepare for eventual release when I can be a productive and law-abiding contributor to society. … Read More

David Gonzalez/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am man that has taken the transformational stages of a butterfly.  The old man was like a caterpillar dragging through life because of his lack of knowledge and copping skills.  Not having a objective mindset, do to his early childhood experiences.  Childhood….. one day I was about 7, and I… Read More

Severin Stone/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? I would define my life management skills as balanced. I try to equally balance the importance of God, family, exercise, school, and personal so that I don’t fall off in any area and continue to grow in all areas. 106. What types of decisions influence how… Read More

Timothy Foss/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am a 25 year old male, i was forced into a life that was what i wanted and at the same time not what i wanted. i was thirteen when my father had kicked me out. i was supposed to move to rhode island and stay with my aunt but… Read More

Victor Ellerbee/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: staying focus and driven and most importantly keep a positive outlook on life no matter what 65. How does a person ever become his values?: by committing yourself to it becoming what you think 66. How does a person strengthen his integrity?:… Read More

Victor Ellerbee/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am an entrepreneur, brother , son, an intellectual, a friend. 17. Describe your background with regard to your education, vocation or career, troubles with the law. I graduated from Fayetteville Tech with an associate in Business and  I started on my bachelors of science in psychology, I have been in… Read More


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