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. OFFERS NEW REHABILITATING CURRICULUM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD & PRISON COMMUNITY. FTIO ALSO ALLOWS 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 BEINGS 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, 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.
The Poetry slam Program originated in Ca High Desert State Prison in 2016. The Program ran 3 years straight to 2018 allowing the men who are housed there to creatively express themselves through art. CDCR also ran an ad for three years supporting the Poetry Slam Program highlighting the warden's excitement about the success of the program!
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)
Receive professional assistance with resume building and job preparation.
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FTIO Transitional Housing Program and partnerships coming soon!
An Amazing interview with Ladaro who is incarcerated within Cal Dept of Corrections. He speaks on his 25 years incarcerated for multiple murders and attempted murders committed as a youth, just 16 years old. He speaks on his growth and the way he now lives in hopes of paying homage to his victims. Interview hosted by Porshe Tiara!
Michael Paul Astorga was convicted in the shooting death of a New Mexico Sheriff's Deputy 13 years ago. His case was the last capital case tried in New Mexico before the death penalty was removed. Listen to the forensic scientist, alibi witnesses, and investigators who worked on the case and all believe Michael Paul Astorga to be100% innocent of the crime he is now serving a life sentence on. Be the Judge yourself. This is Part 1 featuring Dr. Michael Spence a renowned Forensic Scientist who also testified during Astorga's trial.
Ricky Kidd was Convicted of double murder and sentenced to Life without the possibility of Parole. He was exonerated when eyewitness recanted and new evidence led to the actual killers.
The " unlucky" Letter/ Story of Bernard Wildee H-83205 Bernard caught a life sentence before reaching the age of 18. He made it out of jail by way of appeal and in 92 short days was back in custody and facing a new life sentence!
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 HAVING FOUND SOBRIETY AND SALVATION IN HER LIFE. PORSHE'S HUSBAND IS CURRENTLY INCARCERATED AND HOUSED WITHIN CDCR.
FRANK M - THE HEAD, EYES, EARS, AND POWERHOUSE BEHIND THE FTIO ORGANIZATION
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.