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National Mentoring Month celebrates the impact of mentors on former offenders

National Mentoring Month celebrates the impact of mentors on former offenders

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:10 PM

The Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) is recognizing National Mentoring Month by continuing the call for Kansans to provide crucial mentoring to inmates as they transition from incarceration.

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Oswego officers will lay foundation for new unit

Oswego officers will lay foundation for new unit

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Twelve new corrections officers who will staff the new Southeast Unit of the El Dorado Correctional Facility (EDCF) in Oswego were tasked with laying the foundation for the future of the facility at their graduation ceremony on Dec. 28, 2012.

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Ellsworth program for disabled gets boost from inmates

Ellsworth program for disabled gets boost from inmates

by Cheryl Cadue last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Inmates from the Ellsworth Correctional Facility recently contributed to Mosaic, a program for the developmentally disabled, prompting one inmate to say, "This is the first time I've ever been able to give a helping hand." The article appears courtesy of the Ellsworth County Independent-Reporter.

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Topeka Parole Office helps animal rescue project

Topeka Parole Office helps animal rescue project

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Christmas can be a lonely time for anyone separated from loved ones, even if that someone is a Great Dane, Golden Retriever or Poodle. Life’s challenges for humans can leave pets in a desperate spot. But one local animal rescue service is teaming up with the Topeka Parole Office to make sure dogs in the area are taken care of this holiday season.

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Governor addresses graduates of JJA high school program

Governor addresses graduates of JJA high school program

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Looking toward a brighter future for juvenile services in the state, Governor Sam Brownback celebrated the accomplishments of 15 students Friday who were graduating from Lawrence Gardner High School.

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Governor proposes merging KDOC and JJA

Governor proposes merging KDOC and JJA

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback announced today he will propose an executive reorganization order during the 2013 Kansas Legislative session to merge the Kansas Juvenile Justice Authority (JJA) with the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC).

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Transportation available for visits to Kansas prisons from KC

Transportation available for visits to Kansas prisons from KC

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Family United Transportation Service, a Kansas-City based company, can help family and friends of inmates visit several Kansas prisons. The company offers periodic transportation in the hopes of helping families through the challenge of incarceration. Please click below to see more information for Family United Transportation.

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Governor meets with prisoners about Mentoring4Success program

Governor meets with prisoners about Mentoring4Success program

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback met with prisoners and their mentors Thursday morning at the Lansing Correctional Facility to learn about their experience in the state’s Mentoring4Success program. The mentors/mentees are part of the non-profit Brothers in Blue Re-Entry program (BIB) at the state prison.

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Governor's Office Seeks Intern Candidates

Governor's Office Seeks Intern Candidates

by admin last modified Jul 07, 2015 02:13 PM

The Governor’s Office Internship Program is seeking motivated students for a hands-on experience in the Kansas Department of Corrections, or in several other areas of state government. Your chance to learn the inner workings of state government and to contribute to growing and improving the State of Kansas begins here.

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Great story in the KC Star about Sonia Warshawski's visit to Topeka Corr Facility last week: https://t.co/5VwbpipSFd Sep 20, 2017 09:15 AM
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