Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Jail Ministry Facebook Post

Broome County Council of Churches Jail Ministry Program

Broome County Council of Churches Jail Ministry Program Our Family Literacy Program teaches more than reading skills, it teaches parenting, ESL, communications and reconnects families as inmates read books to their children and a CD and book are mailed to the child to keep and to listen to over and over! We need more volunteers. Here is a link to a story on NPR about a program like ours.
According to the Department of Justice, there are more than 700,000 state and federal prisoners that are parents. A majority of those parents say they've never had a personal visit with their children since they were imprisoned. ...

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