David Muniz / Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison? Many values can help a prisoner work toward walking out of prison as a successful man. Thanks to the values I have acquired during these six year I have now served, I feel stronger and very confident of having a good future… Read More

David Muniz / Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? My name is David Muniz. I’m married to Gabriela Cabriales. I have two kids, one boy and one girl. My son is Brandon and he is 11 years old. Prisilla my, little girl just turned 9 this past February. My wife and my two kids are the center of my life…. Read More

Manuel Chavez/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? This moment in time and the things to overcome, “I am a very humble man of the man that I once was. Today, I am “sober.” I am more intelligent than I was years ago. I am looking for the “job of my dreams”. Today I am looking to gain your… Read More

Billy Sigler / Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison? Besides holding on to my liberty, I know that I must show that I place my family at the highest value by the ways that I express my love and affection for them. I want to care for my mother, to provide… Read More

Kalani Lautele/ 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? From my experience the only relationships I still have is with my family.  There are a  few friends I keep in touch with but only on a yearly basis. 175. In what… Read More

Kalani Lautele/ Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. After graduating from high school I applied to several jobs that required, at the least, a high diploma.  Some of these jobs provided good wages, medical, dental, on the job training, and advancement opportunities.  I didn’t get any… Read More

Billy Sigler / Class 4: Life Management Skills

105. How would you define your life management skills? I would define my life management skills as the skills you use every day to manage our lives. Like everything we do–our hygiene, our diet, our workouts. Our jobs that employ us. They are all examples of life management skills. Even our relationships that we have… Read More

Billy Sigler / Class 9: Financial Literacy

223. How would you gauge your level of financial literacy today? My level of financial literacy today is between a scale of 1 threw 10 it would be about 3. I have worked very hard to bring up my level of financial knowledge. Every day I work to reach the next leval of knowledge. Somtimes… Read More

Darrell Tatum/ Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. I have tried to have good communication skills, but I can remember one time 10 years ago.  I was just getting another contract for my janitorial company.  I was so anxious to get the contract, that I didn’t… Read More

Darrell Tatum/ 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 because I know if I am on track. If I set a goal I write it down then track it. 98. In what ways will probation officers respond to efforts you’ve made… Read More

Kalani Lautele/ Class 5: Self-Improvement Training

126. When you assess your environment, what opportunities for self-improvement can you create or seize? When I arrived at Beaumont prison camp, one of the first things I did was look for a library to study at.  After doing so, I asked a few guys if anyone reads the Wall Street Journal, IBD’s, or The… Read More

Billy Sigler / Class 6: Communication Skills

151. Describe situations you can recall when inadequate communication skills led to decreased opportunities in your life. When I was a younger man I was in all the higher level of classes. But I was afraid of asking my boss for a raise. I was not afraid of him saying no to the raise I… Read More


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