Charles Day/ Class 9: Financial Literacy

223. How would you gauge your level of financial literacy today? I would gauge my level of literacy as pretty well, considering the fact that in my previous lifestyle and for a pretty significant amount of time, I ran a multi-million dollar corp. without a computer and from every where from wholesale to retail, statistical… Read More

Larry Parks/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? I can develop my relationship with God which helps guide me through out my day. I can also work out to keep my body in shape along with my spirit. 127. What is your interpretation on the value of self-imposed… Read More

Henry Lewis/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. They will definitely keep an individual honest and on their path.  It’s good to be structured in one’s thoughts and action.  I think I will devise a similar strategy for keeping myself honest.  An… Read More

Henry Lewis/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Honesty, faith, discipline, patience, education.  We must create plans and work each day towards accomplishing their goals.  Proper preparation prevents poor performance. 65. How does a person ever become his values?: By staying true to self and practicing what you speak. 66…. Read More

Tavius Smith/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am a loving caring family orientated man that believes in treating everyone fair and not judging people.  I have one son.  I’m 33 yrs old 6’2 215  raised in Monessen PA. went to college for one year, played semi pro ball tried out for the buffalo bills. 17. Describe your… Read More

Henry Lewis/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I’m a 32 year old black man from N.C. I’m charismatic, selfless individual with great leadership skills. A good speaker and I understand people well. Im very respectful and all of my friends enjoy my sense of humor. I’m willing to help others in any situation. I want for others what… Read More

Colin Walsh/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? I would define life management skills, as the skills required to manage one’s life. Just as business management skills are how to manage a business and financial management skills are how to manage one’s finances. Life management skills are how to manage one’s life. Life management… Read More

Severin Stone/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. Accountability logs I think can be helpful. I’ve seen Michael’s logs and how he used them personally, though I myself am not currently using them, I see great value in them. Anything that helps… Read More

Severin Stone/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: The values that might lead a person to succeed upon release from prison are having a relationship with God, hard work, education, attitude, dedication and drive. My values line me up to succeed in this environment and outside. This is why setting… Read More

Brian Buehrle/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: I do not believe there is any particular values which might lead to success upon release.  Each person is different; each situation is different.  What works for me may not work for someone (or anyone) else.  The most important aspect is determining… Read More

Brian Harrod/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am a passionate person who felled in love with the wrong things growing up. Like the hustler and the tough guys around the neighborhood. 17. Describe your background with regard to your education, vocation or career, troubles with the law. Again my pass is like so many others who allow… Read More

Deron Lamar Porter/ 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? I see myself growing closer to my children and they’re mothers through letters and phone conversations. I ‘ve ended all other relationships because I deem them harmful to my growth and the… Read More


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