Affordable Housing Built by Inmates Teaches Construction Skills

Affordable Housing Built by Inmates Teaches Construction Skills

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Community groups in Minnesota concerned with affordable housing are teaming up with groups of prison inmates who want to learn constuction skills while behind bars. They learn roofing skills while supervised on site or build modular homes while inside the prisons. This is the kind of win-win rehabilitation program for convicts (and society) that needs to be replicated across the country. NPR’s All Things Considered features text and audio versions of the story.

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