Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Released from Prison: Where to Next?

HOD 2500 Literacy Project Kaitlyn Ramon Caroline Warren

Caroline Warren

on 21 April 2010

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Released from Prison: Where to Next?

Released from Prison: Where to next?
Target Population: Problem: Men are released from prison and have no family, no hope, and no future available to them. -Adult males who are released from the Tennessee Department of Corrections. -18 to 50 year old males. HOD 2500
Professor Vera Chatman
Kaitlyn Ramon and Caroline Warren -all racial populations Definitions: Prison: Correctional facility for those convicted of a felony Jail: Correctional facility for those convicted of a lesser crime
-stay of less than 1 year Recividism: the act of committing a crime after being released from prison Rehabilitation: To restore someone to their former state The DISMAS HOUSE A Halfway house that reintegrates former prisoners into society Reintegrates society to the former prisoners Helps find employment and provides housing for the prisoners Creates a community Kaitlyn's intervention: -Revamping the Dismas House's brochure
-Brochure for the general public with pictures of the house,
as well as information
-Brochures available to general public as well as possible employers
for the men Caroline's intervention: -Creating a flyer about the Dismas House
-Lots of pictures, easy to read
-For the prisoners about to receive parole
-Ease anxiety of leaving and give them idea of what the house is
-Explains to prisoners what the Dismas House has to offer Statistics -1 in 100 people are incarcerated in America
-91% of people in prison are men
-In 2003, the recidivism rates were at 42%
-Probability of getting a job after prison decreases as time goes on
Full transcript