Hear from Our Participants

At Chicagoland Prison Outreach, we love what we do—working with inmates is an incredibly rewarding experience, as we get to see God bring redemption and transformation to individuals one by one. Hear firsthand how our services have helped inmates rebuild their lives and relationships below!

  • When I was younger up until I was 10 yrs. old, I went to church every week and was for the most part a good kid. But by the time I turned 12 yrs. old, I had stopped going to church and to be completely honest, I stopped even thinking about God. I...
  • I attended the carpentry apprenticeship class held at a facility in Chicago hosted by The Chicagoland Prison Outreach upon my release from the Cook County Department of Corrections and my desire to gain employment. As I attended these classes I...
  • My Name is Robert Moore. December 19, 2005. I was 23 years old when the cast iron door shut behind me. I’d ben locked up before, but this was different. This time I knew I was done with the streets. Months earlier I had shot and killed a man who...
  • First giving honor to God, Who is the Head of my life through Jesus Christ my Lord and Savior and my beautiful wife Wanda who is truly a gift from God. All the time and words in the world wouldn't suffice to convey how good God has been in my life....
  • My name is De’Andreas. I was born and raised in Evanston, IL. As a young child, I had both parents, but they were working parents so I was always with my sister. As a child I got everything I wanted and I was good at every sport I played. I don’t...
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