Education of incarcerated populations have shown to decrease recidivism rate and opens opportunities for those released from prison. Dr. Adam Key, Johnathan Lollar and Cesar Bernal dive into a discussion with Dr. Rebecca Farinas and Kimberly Clay on ways that education changes prison communities and the role of empathy as a teaching tool.
For more ways to get involved, join Johnathan and Cesar with Texas State’s Philosophy Youth Initiative Program which works with at-risk youth and juvenile offenders in the Hays County area. You can also reach out to Lee College Hunstville Center for volunteer opportunities.
KTSW is also working alongside the Inside Books Project this year and is accepting book donations for prisoners in Texas.
By Jashel Negron Blog Content Contributor Name: Margo Age: 1 year old Breed: Great Pyrenees and Retriever Mix This week, I was able to meet this super lovable dog, Margo. The first thing I want to say about Margo is that she absolutely loves to be pet. She was extremely shy and actually didn’t want to be taken out for a walk, but my guess was that she was intimidated […]
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