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Ironworkers help men prep for life outside of Goose Creek Correctional Center

Ninety-six percent of incarcerated individuals are released from prison. For their reintegration back into the community to be successful, there are three main things they’ll need: Access to behavior health services, stable housing, and employment.

But while incarcerated, it can be challenging to get hands-on training and work experiences. The Ironworkers Local #751 Apprenticeship is trying to help with that.

Take a listen: https://www.alaskapublic.org/2018/06/11/ironworkers-help-men-prep-for-life-outside-of-goose-creek-correctional-center/