Prisoner Rehabilitation Program Focuses on Faith

May 31, 2001


On May 31, 2001, reported that "Under a new pilot program called Horizon Interfaith, a select group of prisoners at the Marion Correctional facility [in Ohio] learn to live with prisoners of different faiths in separate living quarters as part of their rehabilitation. While working on strengthening their own faith, Jewish, Christian and Muslim prisoners also learn to live with each other...Horizons, now in its sixth year, has boasted a low number of participants returning to prison."