THE REDEMPTION PROJECT
The third level of TRP focuses on reducing the recidivism rate of inmates by providing an array of training opportunities that lead to
becoming productive citizens. Thru our partnerships with key academic institutions, TRP has developed a curriculum to help reduce
current recidivism trends for inmates that meet the eligibility criteria, such as completing Character Be About It (CBAI) & Aggressive
Replacement Training (ART).
The Redemption Research Project (TRRP) offers an integrated program, including a plant-based diet that examines the physical and
psychological status of select participants, introduces them to The Redemption Project principles and practices and measure their
performance according to agreed-upon outcomes, such as monitoring behavior changes while incarcerated, health status and post-
release employment. These results will not only improve the lives of participants and the inmate population at a facility, but will also
have profound implications on recidivism, the respective communities and society at large.
In addition to providing training, our goal is to create opportunities for inmates to apply their knowledge, use their skills and become
economically empowered to earn a living. As a national environmental literacy and job readiness initiative, the Redemption Research
Project is grounded in the belief that with the proper assistance, ex-offenders returning to the community can overcome the many
barriers to successful living that the incarceration experience can create.
Our program modules include proven teaching approaches and materials; engages inmates that have struggled in school, strengthens
their personal development skills, increases their environmental literacy, prepares them for careers that can provide them and their
families with economic security, and inspires them to become environmental activists and leaders who can improve conditions in their
communities and in society more broadly.
The cornerstone of our non-accredited certification training program is the clear set of emotional, psychological, behavioral skills and
tools to become productive, thoughtful citizens that contribute to the betterment of their communities. These courses include Culinary,
Green Landscaping, Green Cleaning, Nutrition, Character Development/Aggression Reduction Training and Sustainable Living. The
Redemption Research Project is collaborating with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) to act as our research partner
in this ground-breaking project to conduct a controlled study on the following:
The relationship between Nutrition, Health and Anti-Social Behavior utilizing clinically approved applications and methodology on a
select inmate population.
This research project will be three years in length, during which time we will test the effects of a Whole Food Plant Based (WFPB)
diet on behavioral and overall health changes among inmates enrolled in state correctional institutions.
Currently, Pennsylvania's prisons are operating at 115% of their inmate capacity. The inmate population is growing faster than the
general population. TRP’s multilevel approach will develop the potential for productivity while reducing the costs to the community
associated with incarceration.
The Redemption Project provides a comprehensive solution to state and local governments, correctional institutions and other societal stakeholders for reducing
recidivism and employment. We promote healthy lifestyles while empowering inmates to make sustainable personal changes that positively impact society.
For more information on The Redemption Project, contact VP Matthew L. Harris at
1-888-748-4473 ext 702.
For information on how to donate to The Redemption Project, email email@example.com