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Listen: When prisoners own the store, everyone profits

“But for the past three years, all of the profits from the store have been reinvested in the prison to buy things like equipment for the gym and hobby shop and microwaves for the housing areas. Inmates vote to donate some of the funds to charities outside of the prison, too.”

Learn about the unique prison co-op at Spring Creek, and the sense of purpose and pride it gives to the institutions residents by listening to this story from the Solutions Desk at Alaska Public Media.

More: https://www.alaskapublic.org/2018/07/25/when-prisoners-own-the-store-everyone-profits/