In the latest Florida Chamber Series on Free Enterprise Lori Costantino-Brown, President & CEO of Bridges of America, addresses the positive impacts a quality education has on an individuals’ skills development and future workforce attainment.
“The average grade level of an inmate is sixth grade and often times we have inmates that can’t read or write and are completely illiterate,” said Costantino-Brown. “To function in this high-tech world, to be able to get a job or even just apply, these inmates need these skills and we must, and do, address it.”
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