Sunday, July 8, 2007

Heroes and Heroins

This video from MSNBC Nightly News (national) is well worth watching. In two quick minutes, you'll see the heart of a person who has seen a road to redemption for some of our most hopeless brothers. There is no greater good than to bring hope into the hearts of the despairing, and Catherine Rohr of Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP) is among the best at doing so....

MSNBC Video: Woman leaves Wall Street to teach convicts



Her work reveals a major problem in our society: the combination of a system that forces an enormous percentage of its population into prison, the inability for formerly incarcerated persons to find work that pays a livable wage and the necessity of such work to have any life that is not worth leaving for a life of crime.

I encourage you to read more about PEP here:
http://www.pep.org/