Color blind or color brave?

Color blind or color brave?

Color blind or color brave? A TED Talk by finance executive Mellody Hobson On our website under “Causes and Solutions” racism is listed as one of the many root causes of intergenerational incarceration. In this Ted Talk by Mellody Hobson – Chicago...
From Jail to Yale

From Jail to Yale

From Jail to Yale His Journey Out Began with a Book In this video Charles “Roc” Dutton encourages imprisoned young African American men to put prison behind them and make their lives count by getting connected to their humanity and preparing for the...
Twenty Million Dollar Secret in a Song

Twenty Million Dollar Secret in a Song

Twenty Million Dollar Secret in a Song Fred Rogers testifies before the Senate Subcommittee on Communications A young child once asked Mr. Rogers, “What do you do with the mad that you feel?” Fred Rogers’ response to that child – really to all...
Anything is possible?

Anything is possible?

Anything is Possible? an article by Alexandra King via cnn.com How did a wrongfully convicted 14 year old go from being scared and hopeless to being free and feeling “Anything is possible”? “By any other name” he traveled The FREADOM® Road!...
Poems by Heart

Poems by Heart

Poems by Heart One Hundred and One Famous Poems by Roy Jay Cook Memorizing great poetry is perennially recommended by educators. This recommendation is especially important for the incarcerated self-made scholar. Chicago’s legendary entrepreneurial educator...
EDUCATION  STARTS WITH A BOOK

EDUCATION STARTS WITH A BOOK

EDUCATION STARTS WITH A BOOK The Great Quotations by George Seldes Queen Mother Reverend Helen Sinclair -ordained worldwide minister, National Director of Jessie “Ma” Houston Prison Outpost of Rainbow Push Coalition, and one of our Board members –...