The lockdowns measures to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 have unprecedented social & economic impacts on people's lives, affecting hardest those at the bottom of the income such as ex-prisoners. It is well known that most of the prisoners have low literacy and that upon release they face difficulties such as finding a steady job, that is a key dimension to stop re-offending. In fact, changes in economic factors can be associated with changes in crime, leading to identifiable crime ‘peaks’ during the time of crisis.
we expect to have a positive impact on promoting prisoners’ self-awareness of their current and future individual skill needs upon release.
Encouraging prisoners to self-assess their personal strengths and weaknesses for re-entry by introducing principles of design thinking
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