L.A. County Jail launches program to keep inmates from coming back


Los Angeles Times, March 11, 2015
Cindy Chang

James Williams has been in and out of jail since he was 17.

Now, at 27, he is hoping this stint behind bars will be his last. He is enrolled in a pilot program at Pitchess Detention Center that aims to educate inmates in trades such as welding and dog grooming, as well as life skills such as how to deal with a supervisor at work.

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