The Everglades Endeavor is a newspaper that is published by the Everglades Correctional Institution (ECI) and distributed to inmates in Miami, Florida.
Jodi Barker, a facilitator of the Peace Education Program, never expected that volunteering at Miami’s Everglades Correctional facility would be so rewarding, especially witnessing the inmates’ process of self-discovery. One said, “No matter how hard it gets, I can know who I am on the inside. It helps me even if no one else knows. Because I know.”
Incarcerated for over four decades, a participant in the Peace Education Program addressed other inmates about the possibility of experiencing inner peace, regardless of their tough circumstances.
Prem Rawat recently visited inmates at Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles and Metro-West Detention Center in Miami, where the Peace Education Program is helping hundreds of inmates turn their lives around.
Steve Ahsmuhs shares perspective on facilitating the Peace Education Program for inmates at the Osceola County Corrections Department in the Orlando area of Florida.