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Total Change Program

Erie County, PA
Program Year: 2020

Abstract:
The Total Change Program, a component of Climate Changers, Inc., offers a unique endeavor to combat the increased number of ex-offenders who return to prison. The Total Change Program, a component of Climate Changers, Inc., offers a unique endeavor to combat the increased number of ex-offenders who return to prison. Although a vast amount of money has been dedicated to reduce the rate of recidivism in Erie County, positive long-term results are lacking. It is obvious that we need to stop those who have been released from jail from being rearrested and incarcerated (at an average cost of $38,000 per inmate per year). It is even more obvious that we need to change the way in which we are addressing the problem.

Contact:
Mr. Ronald J Bryant
Deputy Warden