Pictured are members of the Anne Moody History Project, from left, Emma Taplin, Roscoe Barnes III, Warden Scott Middlebrooks and LaVern Taylor.
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Month: February 2019
“Some of you may be surprised to know that the idea for the Anne Moody Memorial Highway originated in a prison.”
“This is the only facility that I have been to, while I have been incarcerated – in other states, in other facilities – that you can walk up on the warden and talk to the warden about your problem.”
While the vast majority of construction jobs are held by males, more and more females are entering the industry. And part of the shift is thanks to Job Corps. At MTC’s Sierra Nevada Job Corps Center in Reno, female students have access to a variety of construction trades including building construction technology, carpentry, and electrical. … Continued
“There are more jobs than there are people to go around right now.”
“It shows that they’re willing to try to change once they’ve been in here,” said Rice. “That’s our responsibility here as a facility, to rehabilitate these guys and to make them productive citizens of society.”
“When it gets hard and difficult, you want to quit. But you have someone that’s depending on you, so you have to step up.”
“I recently took the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery exam and earned a score to qualify me for the Air Force.”
“You didn’t come here to make friends or anything like that. It’s great if you do, however, you’re here to get a trade.”
“I have to admit, I haven’t heard of anything quite like this before—but it’s invigorating.