The good and the bad: You gotta love 'em all!
Dan Rooks and I had such a neat experience yesterday! Dan is a clinical psychologist and former chairman of our Board of Directors. He and I do a “dog and pony” show in Michigan prisons from time to time. I speak first, telling about the history of HFP and the services that we offer. He then follows with a serious chat about non-violent communication…an important topic for all of us, but especially for prisoners. Yesterday we presented our program at the Richard A. Handlon Correctional Facility, one of three state prisons in the city of Ionia. On the way in As we walked through the yard on our way to the prison auditorium, the Activities Director pointed out the unique facilities on this campus, including one special unit for physically handicapped and one special unit for mentally challenged inmates. He explained that this particular facility offers more programs than any other single prison in the state, including college courses and even vocational training. On