Quintin Brazier/ 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 believe accountability logs would help a person’s opportunities for success upon release because they do not only show a positive pattern to possible employers but they also help to keep a person on… Read More

Colin Walsh/ Class 9: Financial Literacy

223. How would you gauge your level of financial literacy today? If first grade was the lowest level, and twelfth grade was the highest, I would have to say that, as for financial literacy, I would be in about 7th or 8th grade. Finance is a deep involved field. It must be if there is… Read More

Julius Lige/ Class 7: Support Network

174. In what ways do you perceive relationships with people you knew prior to confinement to evolve over the course of your imprisonment? It’s a struggle to maintain relationships with people you know prior to confinement. As I move towards my sixth year in prison, many relationships I once considered to be strong have slowly… Read More

LaMont “Fridge” NeeDum/ 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 guess they will help. You have to put many irons in the fire. 98. In what ways will probation officers respond to efforts you’ve made at documenting your values, goals, and commitment to… Read More

Quintin Brazier/ Class 1: Values

16. Who are you? I am Quintin Brazier.A strong,young, ambitions positive thinking person that loves life.I am a 27 year old male that keeps a smile on his face and strives to excel, regardless of the situation at hand. 17. Describe your background with regard to your education, vocation or career, troubles with the law…. Read More

Thomas Ross/ Class 10: Leadership

251. What does leadership mean to you? Leadership is taking action of a situation or a challenge, investing all your skill and knowledge to be the example, taking charge and always continuing to advance. 252. In what ways have your past decisions prepared you for leadership? The decisions that I made prior to being incarcerated… Read More

Victor Ellerbee/ Class 10: Leadership

251. What does leadership mean to you? It means taking charge of my life and guiding myself to a successful career. 252. In what ways have your past decisions prepared you for leadership? Everything I’ve done in my has prepared me for what is to come. 253. Where does leadership begin? With me. 254. In… Read More

Jayson Fulcher/ Class 2: Goals

64. What values might lead a person to success upon release from prison?: Success is when preparation and chance cross paths, so if a person prepares than he will be ready when chance comes along. 65. How does a person ever become his values?: I believe that a person becomes his values by reflecting on… Read More

Victor Ellerbee/ Class 9: Financial Literacy

223. How
  would you gauge your level of financial literacy today? Very good. 224. To what 
extent would you suppose that financial literacy relates to your probability 
for success upon release? To a large
 extent,  without it your probability for 
success is minimized. 225. What 
opportunities exist for prisoners to improve their financial literacy? Various,… Read More

Victor Ellerbee/ Class 8: Relationship Training

200. What relationship do you have to others in the world? Minimal only with my mother, brother and sister. 201. To what extent do the decisions we make have an influence on the lives of others? On a large extent because everything I do has an effect on myself and on my family. 202. In… Read More

Victor Ellerbee/ 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? Only my mother do I have any positive thoughts for, everyone else I have nothing but negative and vile thoughts for. 175. In what ways have you nurtured support networks during the… Read More

Victor Ellerbee/ 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 young man, 18 years old and trying to apply for a job and not looking the part. 152. Describe situations where stronger communication skills may have enhanced your prospects for success. When I was a part of a… Read More


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