I went to prison!

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added some more information and changed title to get a few readers…thanks for keeping up….

Thoughts on Turning Seventy

I once lived in the most beautiful city in the South, Charlotte, NC. At one point I no longer worked for the community college as a Curriculum Specialist nor English adjunct.  The former president of the college and the owner of the Charlotte Hornets hired me to do some private consulting work for them.  They were interested in the recidivism rates (convicts who are released come back into the prison system). ; they wanted me to write a proposal to be presented to the state legislature that would address this issue with an educational solution and its costs.

George Shinn gave me a temporary office at the Hornets HQ to do my calling and scheduling. I did all the research I could before I began to draft the proposal.  I went to several prisons to see their current educational programs. Especially interesting to me were the teens who were incarcerated…

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