TITLE

Habitat at Taylorville

AUTHOR(S)
Bays, Bill
PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Correctional Education;Jun1999, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the Taylorville Correctional Center has established partnerships with outside agencies in Illinois for restorative justice programs. Details on the construction of trades class; Details on the prison habitat for humanity project; Cooperation and interaction between the Lake Land College and the correctional facility.
ACCESSION #
10922253

 

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