A new path for former inmates

EDUCATION IS KEY: James Monteiro (left) founded ReEntry Campus Program because he knows firsthand how important education is to the future livelihood of current and former prisoners. / Courtesy ReEntry Campus Program
EDUCATION IS KEY: James Monteiro (left) founded ReEntry Campus Program because he knows firsthand how important education is to the future livelihood of current and former prisoners. / Courtesy ReEntry Campus Program
The annual cost to incarcerate a man is upward of $60,000. For a woman, it’s closer to $100,000. To educate either one costs about $2,000 per year. These are numbers James Monteiro uses to explain the impetus behind starting ReEntry Campus Program, a Providence-based nonprofit. “Education reduces recidivism and thus the overall cost to the…

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