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  • 08/10/2017 9:02 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    "Just because you're down doesn't mean you can't get your life together" -- that's the philosophy of Ikxander Figueroa, member of an offender heavy-equipment work crew in Colorado. The offenders complete contracts with Colorado's Forest Service, plugging mine shafts, demolishing hazardous cabins, and other construction jobs in the area. Click here to learn more. 

  • 07/25/2017 10:04 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    When the Haystack Mountain cheese company's suppliers went out of business, Colorado Correctional Industries proposed building a goat dairy at the Cañon City prison. NPR recently explored the relationship between the two organizations and interviewed offenders who participated in the program. Click here to read more! 

  • 07/24/2017 9:52 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)
    Scotland Correctional Institution is one of 35 prisons in the country with a braille transcribing program and runs the only braille program in North Carolina. After six  years of program development, 23 offenders work in the plant and transcribed over 1,000 books in 2016. Click here to learn more! 


  • 07/21/2017 9:14 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    California's Prison Industry Board approved the expansion of the California Prison Industry Authority's e-waste collection and computer refurbishment program. A collaboration between several California departments, the initiative allows state agencies to reduce e-waste storage and increase recycling. Computers refurbished by offenders go to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, county jails, underserved school districts and nonprofit organizations. 

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  • 05/25/2017 9:48 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    The Washington Post recently featured New Hampshire Correctional Industries' Braille program, which transcribes books for blind students around the country. Click here to read more! 

  • 05/22/2017 9:36 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    A leadership class organized by Wyoming Brand Industries’ (WBI) advisory board recently toured WBI’s shops, including print and garment workshops that emulated a private-sector environment and a Braille operation where offenders find motivation in serving those in need. Click here to learn more!


  • 05/02/2017 9:32 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)
    Orlando and Brandon are two offenders who will soon leave prison with a background in dairy production thanks to the Wisconsin Bureau of Correctional Enterprises. Click here to watch the video and learn more! 
  • 04/12/2017 3:57 PM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    After almost 20 years in prison, Joseph Osorio found a post-release career thanks to his drive, ingenuity, and a shot at success from North Carolina Correction Enterprises. Click here to read his story. 

  • 04/05/2017 1:32 PM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    For over 125 years, offenders have grown their own food at the Caledonia Prison Farm in North Carolina. Today, the farm is part of a self-sufficient program that provides canned goods for all of North Carolina’s 55 state prisons and some county jails, offers certifications, and employs almost 300 offenders. Click here to learn more! 




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