"I wish I could go back in time and change my poor decisions but I know that is not possible and the only thing I can do is learn from my mistakes and live with them. That is when I decided to change my life and help others." - Alejandro Ramirez Gonzalez, Courage Award for Achievement in a Correctional Setting Award Winner 2020
75% of state prison inmates and 69% of local jail inmates did not complete high school in the United States according to the Bureau of Justice. Getting a high school equivalency and further job training cuts recidivism rates in half.
The road to getting this important credential isn’t easy for many justice-involved individuals. Ezi Adesi shares what community members can do to help once they are released from prison. He shares the obstacles they overcome and their determination.
This session with Ezi was pre-recorded. Follow-up conversation and questions will be live.