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A Testimony from One of our many program Graduates

November 20, 2019 6:24 pm

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My Name is Lee and I recently got released from federal prison on June 25th 2019. I did 23 years and 8 months in places that I would not wish upon my worst enemy. I’ve heard countless tales of how hard it is once a person gets released from prison. Most of these tales ends up up with that person going back to jail. But I am determined to not ever step foot into that place again. It was hard at first.

I wanted to do so may things so fast but my main objective was to get a job and get educated so I can be a good candidate for a better job in the future. I have accomplished that.

With the help of Marsha Pitzer-Rivera and her creative corrections education foundation team, I have the education to to start my life over again.

I went to the Texas Workforce and was told that a lady was up there inquiring about candidates for free school. Without any hesitation I called her and was in class in less than two weeks. In less than four months I am certified in NCCER’S Construction Site Safety Orientation, Core Curriculum, Basic Rigging, Carpentry Level One, Core Curriculum: Introductory Craft Skills, Scaffolding, and Construction Craft Laborer Level One.

With this type of education I feel I can make in any refinery and do the job I was taught to do. So much thanks to Marsha Pitzer-Rivera and her Creative Corrections Education Foundation team. I owe it all to you.