Freedom Behind Bars
Freedom Behind Bars is the textbook for the first course. The book highlights role models that prisoners can look to for hope and inspiration. It contains the stories of sixteen high-profile men and women who spent time in prison, including Nelson Mandela, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Corrie ten Boom, and Mahatma Gandhi.
In the course, students study and write about what they learned from these mentors and what lessons they will apply in their own lives. PrisonEd provides each student with one free copy of Freedom Behind Bars, but interested family and community members can get the book on Amazon.