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.
Cintra Hardy, Jeff Camp, and John Hampton have facilitated 80 Peace Education Program (PEP) workshops for female inmates at Miami’s Metro Dade Detention Center. Cintra shares some of the women’s comments about looking for inner peace in prison.