Our open chat forum allows people to communicate about the stories and letters that are published, as well as get information on the jails/ Prisons that a loved one or family member may be incarcerated in by making contact with others who share a facility.
The stories/ letters that are shown here are directly from men and women who are incarcerated within a County Jail, State or Federal Prison. These stories were not altered or modified in anyway
Highlighted here is FTIO's monthly success stories! These Men/ Women were able to beat the odds by transitioning from prison back into the community successfully, building bright futures for themselves!!!
PRISON FROM-THEINSIDE-OUT INC. IS A NON PROFIT ORGANIZATION, WEBSITE, BLOG, & OPEN CHAT FORUM.
F.T.I.O. IS ON A MISSION TO LOWER RECIDIVISM RATES BY IMPLEMENTING INNOVATIVE CURRICULUM, REENTRY SERVICES, & SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE.
PRISON FROM-THEINSIDE-OUT INC. PARTNERED WITH CHANGEFORSUCCESS.NET OFFERS NEW REHABILITATING CURRICULUM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD & PRISON COMMUNITY, ALL WHILE ALLOWING INCARCERATED MEN & WOMEN TO USE OUR WEBSITE FROM-THEINSIDE-OUT.COM AS A PLATFORM TO SPEAK OUT AND SHARE THEIR STORIES, A FORM OF SELF HELP THERAPY. WITH THE CURRENCY EARNED FROM CURRICULUM SALES, WE WILL ASSIST WITH IN CUSTODY SPIRITUAL REHABILITATION, FAMILY SERVICES AND IN CUSTODY LEGAL AID. WE WILL FOLLOW UP WITH REENTRY SERVICES SUCH AS HOUSING ASSISTANCE, JOB TRAINING, AND TRADE TOOLS. BY IMPLEMENTING OUR SERVICES WE WOULD LIKE TO SEE RECIDIVISM RATES DECLINE. WE WOULD LIKE TO HAVE A CLOSER EYE PLACED ON THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM, TO PREVENT PEOPLE FROM RECEIVING CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT. MOST IMPORTANTLY WE WANT TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE BE TREATED AS THEY “LEGALLY” SHOULD, AS A HUMAN BEING AND NOT AS JUST A NUMBER WHILE SERVING THEIR TIME.
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The Self-Control Program is a 12 week curriculum, which consist of 24 assignments that breakdown into 24 subtitles pertaining to Self-Control, which challenges the participants to complete two writing assignments (essays) per week.
We'd like to thank the visionary & Author of our programs and the founder of Changeforsuccess.net E'drick Brown (V-70186) who is an inmate that has been housed in the General Population of California's maximum security prison system since the year of 2003.
click the link below to view the article published by high desert state prison.
Real Life Scenarios that compel one to think before they act, then evaluate their responses which will enable the participants to understand the outcome of their own choices.
The P.O.P allows inmates to play the role of Mentor to youth. Men and Women who meet the criteria will be selected based on their BIO to participate. The BIO's selected will then be used in a 12 week curriculum to share with Juvenile population in hopes of straying negative behavior.
The Accepting Responsibility Letter is a 6 week Victim Impact class. Which Encourages the student to write a letter to the victim expressing remorse for the crimes committed as well as sharing rehabilitation growth since incarceration. (Victims are encouraged to respond by letter to their offender)
SENTENCED TO LIFE WITHOUT THE POSSIBILITY OF PAROLE Ricky CLAIMS TO BE AN INNOCENT MAN. HIS STORY GOES EXTREMELY IN DEPTH AS TO WHAT OCCURRED DURING THE 1992 ROBBERY/MURDER WHICH TOOK PLACE IN RICHMOND CA. LISTEN AS RICKY PLEADS THROUGH WORDS FOR SOMEONE TO HELP HIM PROVE HIS INNOCENCE. NARRATED BY PORSHE TIARA
EVERYONE INCLUDING OFFICERS MUST BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE CRIMES THAT THEY COMMIT!!!
Christopher Tapp was convicted in 1998 for a murder rape. He actually confessed to the crimes but in 2019 he was exonerated due to DNA found at the crime scene being matched to the actual killer. http://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=5592
THIS YOUNG MAN WAS SENTENCED TO DIE IN JAIL AT THE AGE OF 16 YEARS OLD! HIS FAMILY HAD ABSOLUTELY NO CLUE THAT HE WAS RELEASED THIS MORNING . AFTER 21 YEARS IN PRISON HE RETURNS HOME TO SURPRISE HIS 20 YEAR OLD SON & HIS ELDERLY MOTHER WHO BELIEVED THAT THEY WERE COMING TO MY PROGRAM TO SIGN UP FOR A VAN SERVICE TO TAKE THEM TO THE PRISON TO SEE HIM. THE YOUNG BROTHERS WERE ABLE TO WITNESS THE HURT AND PAIN WE CAUSED THE COMMUNITY, OUR PARENTS AND OUR CHILDREN
LOOK AT GOD!!!- Dawan Packy Williams #fb
August 14, 2019, Senator Wiener speaking at the Ella Baker Lobby day California State Capital in support of SB 136 ACA 6 and Sb 45
Below is our Letter/story participant packets.
included within is the F.T.I.O Letter Template and the Authorization to Release Information Form.
Letters cannot be published without a signed Release Form. So make sure to send it with your letters and stories.
Prison From-TheInside-Out Inc, Po Box 4853, Antioch Ca 94531
PORSHE TIARA- CREATED F.T.I.O AFTER BECOMING SOBER FROM ALCOHOLISM AND FINDING GOD. PORSHE'S HUSBAND IS CURRENTLY INCARCERATED AND HOUSED WITHIN CDCR.
ANITA H.- BRINGS HER SUPERB ADMINISTRATIVE SKILLS TO OUR TEAM.
LASHANDA M.- KEEPS STRUCTURE OF OUR FINANCE DEPARTMENT. SHE ALSO ASSIST IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA DEPT.
SCOTT H.- SCOTT'S LAW ENFORCEMENT BACKGROUND AS A SHERIFF FOR MANY CALIFORNIA COUNTIES, BRIDGES OUR COMMUNICATION BETWEEN F.T.I.O AND CALIFORNIA INSTITUTIONS.
E'DRICK B.- E'DRICK IS THE AUTHOR OF ALL F.T.I.O. CURRICULUM'S. AS WE LOOK INTO NEW PROGRAMS E'DRICKS CREATIVE WRITING SKILLS PUSH US AHEAD OF OUR COMPETITION. E'DRICK IS CURRENTLY INCARCERATED AND HOUSED WITHIN CDCR.