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  • 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! 

  • 04/03/2017 11:16 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    The New Hampshire Department of Corrections and the New Hampshire Department of Education announced last Thursday that the New Hampshire Correctional Facility for Women in Goffstown has begun implementing its Braille Transcription program. Click here to learn more. 

  • 03/24/2017 2:23 PM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    Major technology news breaker TechCrunch recently covered the graduation ceremony of The Last Mile, a coding and app design program hosted by CALPIA. The story features an offender set for release preparing for life on the outside, and whose experience and personal transformation helped convince his parole board to free him. Click here to learn more! 

  • 03/24/2017 1:56 PM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    The Folsom Telegraph published its sixth story in a series on positive programs at Folsom State Prison, this time focusing on a metalworking program that gives offenders real-world certifications, experience on the latest equipment, and a sense of pride and purpose. Click here to read more! 

  • 03/23/2017 11:16 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    The New Hampshire Union Leader published a detailed look at the work done by offenders in New Hampshire Correctional Industries. In the article, offenders and staff explain the benefits of giving offenders in the program an opportunity to not just cope, but be proud of their work. Click here to read more! 

  • 03/20/2017 11:24 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    When Oklahoma Correctional Industries (OCI) learned that schools and libraries across the country were losing their yearbooks to damage, they sent a message to libraries nationwide offering to digitize yearbooks free of charge. OCI's services were so helpful that the Mineola Memorial Library in Mineola, NY, is now considering digitizing microfilm records of their local newspaper. Click here to read more! 

  • 03/17/2017 2:38 PM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)
    Hawaii News Now recently featured Hawaii Correctional Industries' expansion, including their new program scanning files for government offices and private businesses. Click here to learn more. 
  • 03/17/2017 10:34 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    One hundred sixty-nine CALPIA participants from the California Men's Colony put their wages together to donate $2,000 to Jack's Helping Hand, a nonprofit organization that assists children with disabilities and cancer. Click here to learn more. 

  • 02/01/2017 9:41 AM | JARED BOZE (Administrator)

    North Carolina offender Malcolm Pfeiffer-El is only the 51st person to achieve a certification in Braille Music Transcription from the Library of Congress. Click here to read the remarkable story of Malcolm Pfeiffer-El and North Carolina Correctional Enterprises' Braille translation program. 

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