Category: Inmate rehabilitation and reentry

Preventing the Public From Looking In
When we discover an article with a different perspective on the life of inmates, we from PRISON CALL DEALS feel obliged to share it with our readers, because it is very important to have a realistic view on this subject. As you already know, the state Department of Corrections bars inmates from bein ...
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One woman’s battle to bring her inmate closer to home
We at PRISON CALL DEALS are inspired by stories of families providing support to their inmates - one such story features Meg McCarthy, a graphic designer and advocate for prison reform, who has been invited to serve on the Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform's board of directors. Her husband, Ric ...
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When There is an Idea, There is a Way!
Did you know that the United States imprisons a higher percentage of its people than any other country in the world? Also, statistics shows that people of color are imprisoned at over ten times the rate of white people.     Did you know that, currently, nearly seven out of ten pri ...
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A Unique Education Program in Alabama Prison
By now, if you regularly follow the stories that we publish in the┬áPRISON CALL DEALS Buzz section, you all know how much we love writing about positive and life changing examples of inmate life.   We also feel very strongly about topics concerning prices that big companies unfairly creat ...
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Cutting high prison phone rates can reduce reoffender rates
We at PRISON CALL DEALS enjoy reading publications about prison and related issues - we like to keep up with interesting stories, and a range of opinions.   One of our favorite publications is Vice News. A few days ago they ran a great story about the importance of communication for reent ...
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Why Should We Look Up To Scandinavian Prison Model?
There is a very interesting article in The Atlantic that we came across and were amazed with the fact presented. The comparison made between Scandinavian and American prisons immediately inspired us to write about it in our PRISON CALL DEALS Buzz section.   Did you know that in Finland th ...
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There is Something Good in Every Bad Situation!
Every member of the PRISON CALL DEALS team believes in that there is something good in every bad situation. Our fate gets stronger day by day as we discover some of the amazing stories about inmates that discovered true meaning in their lives and became a useful part of the society while serving the ...
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Happy Positive Thinking Day!
Today is all about attitude, a POSITIVE ATTITUDE! But this is just a reminder of how we should approach life all 365 days a year, because the power of positive thinking is absolutely astounding.   Medical research confirms that a positive attitude works wonders at fighting disease and ail ...
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Giving Back to Society
We at Prison Call Deals strongly believe that behind every good deed there is an even better story. That is why we were delighted to read an article from the Huffington Post about one extraordinary event that took place in August in a maximum security prison in Lancaster, California.   Th ...
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Communication and recidivism
Today we're talking about communication and recidivism, and featuring an article about the Northampton County Prison substance abuse program. According to an article by Tom Shortell, half of graduates from Northampton County Prison substance abuse program commit new crimes. The Northampton Coun ...
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