Celebrating The Prem Rawat Foundation 20 year anniversary
Perspectives on Peace Education: Miami Volunteers

Perspectives on Peace Education: Miami Volunteers

So far this year, Miami’s Everglades Correctional Institution has more inmates participating in the Peace Education Program than any other correctional facility in the U.S. Volunteer facilitator Lucy Collins says, “One inmate has been in prison since he was 18. A counselor told us that until this guy started taking the program he never talked to anyone, he never had a smile on his face. He just kept to himself, for 46 years. And now he is never without a smile!”

Introduction to Myself: An Inmate’s Process of Self-Discovery Through Peace Education

Introduction to Myself: An Inmate’s Process of Self-Discovery Through Peace Education

Tony Cobb has been incarcerated for 28 years, struggling with the haunting memories of an abusive childhood. Attending the Peace Education Program is giving him a new understanding of life and inspiring him to write: “I have a sweet, beautiful reality waiting to be discovered inside. I now step with knowledge, with the freedom of doing things with clarity.”

“Peace was the Answer”: Former Inmate Cites Importance of Peace Education in Rehabilitation

“Peace was the Answer”: Former Inmate Cites Importance of Peace Education in Rehabilitation

After spending 21 years in prison for murder, Sean Walker was released in 2014. Since then, he has been working to help others, and Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has cited his successful rehabilitation as a sign of what’s possible when inmates are offered the supportive programs they need to re-enter society and live productive lives. In this letter, Sean writes about how the Peace Education Program helped him get his life on track.