From the article: “About a dozen inmates are enrolled in a program that will make them certified aerospace composite technicians. Their goal is a post-prison chance to land jobs at companies like Boeing and its suppliers.”
Prison industries – one of the best defenses against recidivism and an opportunity for an inmate to learn skills that will help him find employment post-release. Some people equate prison industries to slave labor, but it could not be further from the truth (at least not in Ohio – I can’t speak for other states) and it remains a valuable component of true rehabilitation. We don’t have aerospace education in our prisons, but it sounds like a neat opportunity.
Read more of the article here.