Luis Rivera proves that a man can conquer a life sentence. He was sentenced to life plus 140 years in federal prison. Despite the life sentence, his behavior in prison resulted in a federal judge releasing him early. He served 30 years, but now Luis is in society and contributing to society as a successful […]
Luis Rivera describes how his adjustment in prison resulted in his persuading a federal judge to release him. Louis is a man who conquered a life sentence. Like most everyone who appears on the Earning Freedom podcast, Luis shows that an individual’s adjustment in prison can lead to success after prison.
Conquering life in prison isn’t easy, but Luis Rivera succeeded. A judge sentenced Luis to life plus 140 years. That did not stop him from changing the outcome. In this first of three episodes, Luis describes how his adjustment led to support inside. Eventually, a lawyer argued on his behalf. Those arguments, along with Luis’ […]
Derek Sauceda went to prison many times. He tells us that his drug addiction contributed to his problems with the criminal justice system. Drug addiction frequently leads to prison, but that does not block an individual who wants to prepare for success. Today Derek is a drug counselor and community activist and he tells his story […]
In this episode, learn how a man went into prison without much hope. He talks about his adjustment while serving 20 years inside. Viewers will learn how he worked to prepare himself for a life of success, even though he was serving a lengthy term in prison.
Today I spoke with Billie Gomez, a man who shared a story about his transformation. Billie spoke about growing up in a violent neighborhood and being influenced by gangs. By the time he was 18, he went to prison with a five year sentence. His adjustment in prison led to his receiving additional time. Upon […]
I modified the Earning Freedom program for a corporate audience today. Pleased to present at Resort Advisory Group, in Vista, California.
Jeff Mould from Second Chance Jobs for Felons shares insights on the challenges people with criminal backgrounds must overcome. He dedicates his life to helping formerly incarcerated people transition into society as law-abiding, contributing citizens. Through his amazing website, Second Chance Jobs for Felons, Jeff offers amazing resources. More than 60,000 people visit his site each […]
Weldon Long: Success Story Weldon Long made some bad decisions as a young man. He went to prison. While incarcerated he struggled until he found education. Once he discovered the power of education, Weldon applied himself fully. Weldon earned an undergraduate degree in prison and he earned a master’s degree in prison. Then, Weldon used his […]
Commuted After Life Sentence in Prison President Obama commuted Israel Torres’ sentence. A federal judge sentenced Mr. Torres to life in prison. While serving the life sentence, Mr. Torres kept hope alive and focused on steps he could take to prepare for success upon release–he always believed release would come. As a consequence of […]