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‘We set up councils in prisons, giving inmates a voice to improve things’ User Voice has established councils in more than 25 prisons to try to create space for solution-focused dialogue between residents and staff... Democracy Justice Society
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The prisoner dads who create storybooks to send to their children The Inside Stories project matches artists with prisoners. Together, they write and illustrate stories that help dads maintain relationships... Justice Society
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Fine Cell Work: the social enterprise that trains prisoners in paid, skilled needlework Teaching prisoners creative sewing boosts their employability and self-confidence, say those at Fine Cell Work... Education Justice Society
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The inmates who teach other prisoners to read Since most of us learn to read and write in the first year or two of school, it feels almost impossible to imagine not being able to. But An... Education Justice Society
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Going inside: yoga and mindfulness in prison In this prison in South Africa, inmates are encouraged to explore meditation and yoga to help them deal with their problems... Justice Wellbeing
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The murderer who wrote himself out of 'the deepest, darkest hole' Erwin James, a double murderer, served 20 years in prison - a spell that he decided he must make meaningful. Now working as a professional j... Justice Society
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