Alphonza Cofield/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: A commitment to living a moral life. There will be many temptations to do the wrong things or to revert back to old habits but if you put god first and treat people as you want to be treated and most of… Read More

Severin Stone/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? My name is Severin Stone. I am 32 years old and I am married to Christina. Together we have two beautiful sons. Xavier, our oldest son, is five. Alexander, his younger brother, is two.I seek to better myself every day. In all aspects of my life I strive to build up… Read More

Ray Rowan/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? My life management skills have consisted of setting educational goals while incarcerated. Some day soon I hope to be able to use my knowledge in the real world. I’ve been committed to my studies and have finished everything I set out to accomplish. 106. What types… Read More

Julius Lige/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? My environment offers many opportunities for self improvement. I’m doing time in a federal prison camp, there’re individuals from all professional backgrounds confined at this prison camp. Opportunities come to those who have the network skills to capitalize on unlimited… Read More

Charles Day/ Class 8: Relationship Training

200. What relationship do you have to others in the world? I hope and believe a good one, except with those who despise change in behavior and lifestyle from criminal or negative to positive and legitimately successful. My relationship consists of being the best positive role model and example to those around me watching and… Read More

Thanh Nguyen/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? Someone that wants to be heard, to understand how I became the person I am today. Someone with some joy in my life, but more heartaches and pain. I grew up always seeing myself as a victim. Self-pity with the circumstances of how I was raised. Lacking assurance of love and… Read More

Deron Lamar Porter/ Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. when trying to convey my deepest feelings and passion for life to show the I’m a changed man to love ones and friends. I’ve missed great opportunities at friendship for lack of being able to express myself. 152…. Read More

Deron Lamar Porter/ Class 5: Self Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? Here at Herlong they have Adult continued educational classes which provide wealth of information in the courses they offer. So I’ve taken advantage of enrolling in so far the courses I felt were pertinent to my re-entry into society. 127…. Read More

Joseph Stefanini/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? 17. Describe your background with regard to your education, vocation or career, troubles with the law. My name is Joseph Stefanini. I was born in Altoona Pennsylvania in 1965. I attended school in Hollidaysburg Pa. and dropped out in the 10th grade. I enlisted in the U.S. Army and did not get… Read More

Craig Payton/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release. I definitely agree that keeping steady track of your progress in all areas is tremendously valuable.  I can say that I have never before tracked my efforts in such a way.  It serves to… Read More

Larry Parks/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? I’m working on them. Being that I got fired from my job in the kitchen( which I did nothing wrong to be fired…”Prison Politics”) I have to rethink my plan. I wanted to further my culinary arts skills but that’s not going to happen with out… Read More

Rondell Hackett/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? My name is Rondell. R. Hackett. I’m 26 years old, and I am a proud parent of 4 boys that are biologically mine. I also have a step son and step daughter. They are all my world. I am not married nor am I in a relationship. I’m a young man… Read More


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