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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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Fly Free With GOGI

Greetings my GOGI Peeps! Streetwise GOGI Tamara here to run my jibs. The human spirit was not created to be enslaved or imprisoned. The human spirit was created to fight and survive; to rise above when pressed from all sides. The human spirit was created to fly free. The state may be able to imprison someone physically. But it cannot imprison the human spirit. It cannot imprison someone mentally. Only WE can imprison ourselves mentally. Many…

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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

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Pepperdine Magazine: Prison Break

Prison inmates helped Mara Leigh Taylor find freedom and happiness. By Sophia Fischer When she walked into federal prison for the first time in 2002, Mara Leigh Taylor instantly felt a strong connection to the inmates and to the confined atmosphere. “It was like being hit by a lightning bolt of understanding. The prison looked like how I felt,” Taylor recalls. “I did not feel free or happy but I didn’t know why or how…

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