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“What is GOGI?”

“What is GOGI?” I get that question a lot from friends, family and people I meet as I work to grow our GOGI community ‘outside the wall’. I found that an explanation of the benefits of GOGI for the ‘free’ community was needed since GOGI was created ‘inside the wall’ by prisoners for prisoners. The ‘rehabilitative’ benefits of the 12 Tools of GOGI are well explained and documented. What the ‘free’ community needs to hear…

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GOGI is Longevity

How the heck are you GOGI Nation??  Streetwise GOGI Tamara here to share some ‘Insight from the Inside’ with you! Check out this rad GOGI poem written by one of our GOGI Leaders  from Ironwood State Prison. GOGI is Longevity By Vincent ‘BOBO’ Crama GOGl is a program, To help you self-exam, So please give a damn! There are twelve steps, To help you get prepped, So that your understanding becomes more in depth There…

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Within Each Of Us Is The Ability To Change The World.

  GOGI Peeps! Streewise GOGI Tamara here to take you back in time ……. Almost every child dreams of being a superhero. The desire to help others and be of service comes naturally to children; almost as if it’s inborn in them. I remember wanting to be Wonder Woman from a very young age. Not only did she have a cool invisible plane but she helped people. I remember begging my parents to buy me…

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Am I Strong Enough?

My GOGI Peeps, how are you today? Streetwise GOGI Tamara here to drop a little reality on you. This past Saturday, I attended a women’s empowerment event, as a GOGI/TG4L! Rep, and was asked to speak about GOGI. The subject matter at this event focused on abuse of all kinds within our prisons, communities and families.  I met some amazingly strong and resilient women. The subject matter hit very close to home for me, as…

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Warning!! GOGI Is Contagious!

My GOGI Peeps!  ‘Streetwise GOGI’ Tamara here to get my GOGI on and run my jibs for a minute or two! I am constantly amazed at the quality of people I encounter through GOGI. Dedicated, giving, kind people. GOGI Students, Leaders and Coaches inside the prison walls are not like everyone else; not like anyone else. They are happy and at peace. TRULY happy and at peace. The kind of happiness and peace that makes…

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The GOGI – Living a Life of Service to Others

Hey there GOGI Nation! Streetwise GOGI Tamara here.  We all know ‘the GOGI gets its power by Living a Life of Service to Others’, right? But are you ever hesitant to share GOGI tools with friends or family? Are you uncertain of how to do it? Well, I’m here to tell you to take a GOGI Chill Pill and just let the GOGI Flow Go, Man! Tool Talkin’ with friends, family and even co-workers doesn’t…

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GOGI Crossword Puzzle Time!!!

Hey there GOGI Guys and Gals! Streetwise GOGI Tamara here with a GOGI crossword puzzle. Can YOU find all of the GOGI Tools? Click the link below the puzzle to download a pdf copy.  Tools of GOGI – Crossword Puzzle GOGI Tools Crossword Puzzle – CLICK HERE P.S. – Please come visit us at the Team GOGI 4 Life! Facebook group to get your GOGI on and learn how YOU can help us bring the…

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Victim or Solution?

 Greetings GOGI Nation!  Streetwise GOGI here to ask you a question: “Do you view yourself as a victim or part of the solution?”  If you are using POSITIVE WORDS, you are part of the solution! Why? Because when you use POSITIVE WORDS in the face of negative situations, you have an uncommon control over the outcome. You no longer need to be the victim of circumstance. You can create the outcome you desire with POSITIVE WORDS. You…

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