Social Betterment News
Out of a Mountain of Despair, a Stone of Hope: A Former Inmate’s Story of TransformationRead Danny’s story, a former inmate whose life was transformed through Criminon’s educational programs. From a path marred by addiction and crime to becoming a CEO and family man, his journey powerfully illustrates the effectiveness of rehabilitation in breaking the cycle of recidivism.
- 3 Feb 2024
Criminon Florida Ushers in 2024 with Renewed Hope for Second ChancesCriminon Florida enters 2024 celebrating over 30 years of transforming lives in the prison system. Serving over 2,500 students in 34 states, they faced numerous challenges, including adapting to digital lesson delivery. Their dedication resulted in 891 course and seminar completions in 2023, significantly impacting the rehabilitation of inmates and embodying a mission of hope and second chances.
- 29 Jan 2024
Breaking the Cycle: The Role of Education in Prison RehabilitationEducational programs in prisons have proven to significantly reduce recidivism and aid in successful reintegration into society. Recent federal reforms have expanded access to such programs, demonstrating their effectiveness in decreasing crime rates, improving employment prospects, and facilitating positive societal impacts.
- 14 Jan 2024
Changing Lives from the Outside: How a Criminon Volunteer Works to Inspire InmatesMegan, a Business Administration student in LA, works with the Criminon program to guide inmates through The Way to Happiness course, significantly impacting their lives. Despite never visiting a prison, Megan has witnessed remarkable transformations in prisoners who often feel lost and hopeless. Through her coaching, many have gained new perspectives, leading to positive changes and even early releases. Her dedication exemplifies the power of belief and support in overcoming adversity.
- 4 Sep 2013