“I’ve long admired the Shriver Job Corp mission,” Trahan said after the tour. “It’s a great investment in young people who are looking for economic opportunity.”
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“It’s very good money…You can make a living off of it, you can be comfortable.”
“So I just want to say thank you so much, Warden Upshaw, thank you for this opportunity and this privilege to be with my Mom. To touch my Mom, it just means the world to me.”
“I was tired of living that type of life,” he says.
I think the Otero County Processing Center in Chaparral, New Mexico, is a great example of the way a detention center should be run.
“And coming here, I am proud of myself. I feel like I’m being a better man and learning a lot. And, if my Mom was here, she would be proud of me also. And, my brother.”
“I appreciate what you do,” he said, “because this is where the rubber meets the road. It’s about what you are doing with these kids.”
“I appreciate that people believe in me now; that they believe in me in the sense that–it’s the knowing—that I am capable of better”
As the moms arrived at the facility for the Mother’s Day event, they were greeted with hugs and music performed by an inmate band, and then were treated to a meal with their sons.