Excited to partner with the Visitation 2.0 project. Freedom From Within has been working with the prisons we serve to access this high quality content during this season of COVID 19 so that it is available behind bars. Check out the Promo video. ow.ly/aYYo50A5rxl #freedomfromwithin.org ... See MoreSee Less
While we are on lockdown, so are our students behind bars. Check out this short spot playing this week on WBGL Radio. Most prisons we serve listen to WBGL, hope they here our "shout-out" to them. #freedomfromwithin.org ... See MoreSee Less
Our students love it when we have guests in our Transformational Rhythms program. Tom Decker shared in three of our classes yesterday and they were still talking about him in today's classes and how his visit impacted their future outlook. The guys were very inspired. Thanks, Tom.
Last night we were invited to attend a play at the Dixon Correctional Center. The play was written and directed by the inmates in the prison. The cast and stagehands consisted of over 30 prisoners who participated in the Dixon Theater Workshop. Two unexpected and humbling surprises. 1: We were honored with a certificate at the beginning of the play. 2: The storyline was about a guy who gets out of prison, struggles to make it and finally encounters success by living our Transformational Rhythms framework. The same framework we teach to over 300 students each week in prison. #freedomfromwithin.org ... See MoreSee Less
Our class was canceled today for security reasons. So now with some extra time on our hands, here is a long overdue update for #FreedomFromWithin
As of last week, 12 classes with about 350 total students across three prisons are in session.
Last week we also launched our first Bilingual Foundations For Life class in the Dixon Correctional Center. It is hard for the Spanish speaking population to find programs that focus on life skills.
The class was translated, as we don't speak Spanish. We think the first class went very well because there were a lot of emotionally filled guys coming up to us at the end of the class saying something like ".....muchas gracias!" ... See MoreSee Less