James Hunt/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am a Father, son. A person who has traveled the road of life and b/c of the route chosen, have become exhausted from it. Perfect poster boy for the saying, headed no where fast. 17. Describe your background with regard to your education, vocation or career, troubles with the law…. Read More

James Hunt/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Desire- to want it. Industriousness-willing to work for it, towards it. Discipline- to stay the course. Self-esteem- having the confidence in yourself. 65. How does a person ever become his values?: By making the words into an action, which will happen everyday…. Read More

Shawn Piper/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? Good. I set times aside for exercise, studies, personal times, making sure to do what I say and saying what I’m going to do. Those around me can vouch that I’m a man of my word. I’ve always been that way, even before my incarceration. 106…. Read More

Shawn Piper / Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? My name is Shawn Vanell Piper and I am a family oriented, big-hearted loyal person. I may sometimes come across as standoffish, but that’s just me trying to get a feel for people. I’ve learned to think before I speak so that I don’t say something that might hurt someone, or… Read More

James Hunt/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? I recognize that they’ve been bad at times. I procrastinate and do not get give 10%. But I am changing that. In the past it was easier to given an excuse than an effort. I am being honest here, and no I have no more excuse… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ 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? People have move on with their lives. All I really have is my immediate family. I’ve also been locked up fro a generation. I will cherish my freedom, family and a job… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. As a child of mixed cultures, Spanish speaking father, a Navajo speaking mother, I was confused at why my father didn’t teach or speak to me or my younger brother in Spanish. When we went to visit our… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? The free language classes available and the mathematics, geometry and algebra classes. Or any vocational classes offered. 127. What is your interpretation on the value of self-imposed structure of free time? You definitely need it. I use it to exercise… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? I have unique skills and capabilities. It started in high school and ended all most forever after graduation. You see, I’ve always have wanted to become a mechanical engineer. During high school I could have joined the USAF but, my father said ‘no’. I then went… Read More

James Hunt/ Class 3: Accountability

97. Describe your thoughts on whether accountability logs would help, hinder, or provide indifferent to your opportunities for success upon release.: It has to help in all ways. For me, it gives me a sense of power to be doing something to influence the outcome of my life. No house is built w/o the blueprint… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ 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 help keep me on track. They are a huge help for me. I gained a lot from seeing how Michael uses them. 98. In what ways will probation officers respond to efforts you’ve… Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Godliness is very serious and should be a priority to everyone. I am blessed and i will be going towards my goal of owning my own business again, and then to hand it over to my son. 65. How does a person… Read More


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