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Lydia O'Connor

How A Farm-To-Table Program Could Revitalize Prisons

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

A unique prison rehabilitation program launching in California may be the most powerful interpretation of farm-to-table the state has ever seen. Sa...

Lydia O'Connor

How Inmates Will Protect California This Summer

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.05.2014 | Green

As one of the most threatening wildfire seasons in state history looms, Californians will be relying on some unlikely protectors: prisoners. More ...

London Prison To Open Restaurant Run By Inmates

Evening Standard, London | | Posted 11.26.2013 | World

From serving time to serving dinner: Brixton inmates run restaurant behind bars to help them go straight Tables will be given by appointment and gu...

Releasing 30,000 Prison Inmates in California: More Crime?

Paul Heroux | Posted 09.24.2011 | Los Angeles
Paul Heroux

Conventional wisdom says that if we lock up criminals they won't be committing crime and therefore society will be safer. This is a very simplistic analysis.

Prisoner Who Saved Meager Jail Wages Asked To Pay State For Incarceration Costs

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When Kensley Hawkins was sent to prison for the 1980 murder of a man and the attempted murder of two Chicago police officers, he hoped his prison job ...

Retired Executive Helps Youth Succeed After Jail

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Although many people would think that inmates leave behind the most difficult time in their lives when they get out of jail, the reality is that the c...