Detainees are crafting new paths

So inspiring as Portuguese experience, RECLUSA, in Brasil, embroiderer and designer, Camila Testa integrates the team of crafts workshops that the H360 carries out in the Penitentiary Feminine 2 of Tremembé. Supporting the work of Renato Imbroisi and Cristiana Barretto, who coordinate these workshops, she collaborates so that the prisoners succeed in creating the first cooperative of detainees in the state of São Paulo.

If someone knows any other experience on empowering detainees and giving them another chance in life through artisanship and handmade work, please let us know.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.