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“It’s Easier Said Than Done.”

I recently had someone say that to me, "It's easier said than done", when I posted about the GOGI tool LET GO on my Facebook page. The GOGI Tool LET GO may prove to be difficult for some when it comes to big things from our past or even our present. Trauma, abuse, guilt, regret, etc. We might think some things are beyond 'Hand/Squash/Toss'. Let's look at it a different way. Let's look at LET GO in two stages. We discussed in our PowerUp! group conference [...]

By |2018-11-29T16:46:08+00:00November 29th, 2018|GOGI's Blog, Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS, Video|Comments Off on “It’s Easier Said Than Done.”

“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 about are the ‘preventative’ benefits of GOGI. The ‘healing’ benefits of [...]

By |2018-11-07T16:47:53+00:00November 7th, 2018|Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS, Video|Comments Off on “What is GOGI?”

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 a pair of Wonder Woman Underoos. When I wore those Underoos, [...]

By |2018-10-24T12:22:52+00:00October 24th, 2018|GOGI's Blog, Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS, Video|Comments Off on Within Each Of Us Is The Ability To Change The World.

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.  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 GOGI Culture and Way of Life outside the walls and into your community! Just click [...]

By |2018-08-22T08:03:52+00:00August 22nd, 2018|GOGI's Blog, Streetwise GOGI, Team GOGI 4 Life!, TOOLS, Video|Comments Off on GOGI Crossword Puzzle Time!!!

Coach Interviewed on Prison Pipeline Radio

Prison Pipeline is a radio program dedicated to educating the public about the Oregon criminal justice system. Their goal is to present a unique understanding of the criminal justice system, address the root causes of crime, and challenge the status quo.

By |2017-08-15T10:31:15+00:00April 10th, 2017|Interviews|Comments Off on Coach Interviewed on Prison Pipeline Radio

Inside CDCR: 25 inmates graduate rehabilitative program at Salinas Valley

By Lt. Eduardo Mazariegos, AA/Public Information Officer Salinas Valley State Prison Salinas Valley State Prison held its first graduation of 25 inmates who completed the Getting Out By Going In (GOGI) program on Facility C. For a Facility known for violent incidents and entrenched gang activity, this was a milestone for the participating inmates as well as staff.  READ FULL ARTICLE

By |2017-08-15T10:32:53+00:00November 4th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Inside CDCR: 25 inmates graduate rehabilitative program at Salinas Valley

Videotaping of self-help program at CTF boosts rehabilitation efforts

By Lt. Roland Ramon, AA/Public Information Officer Correctional Training Facility, Soledad In a coordinated effort, the staff of CTF and the film crew worked closely to identify the best way to videotape hundreds of programming participants. Holding the prisoners to a high standard of behavior and security, the two-day filming project resulted in footage to be edited into several hours of self-help educational media. READ FULL ARTICLE Downloadable PDF: article-10-22-15-videotaping-self-help

By |2017-08-15T10:20:53+00:00October 22nd, 2015|News|Comments Off on Videotaping of self-help program at CTF boosts rehabilitation efforts