“I was attracted to a nefarious lifestyle,” said Hamilton Sullivan, a Defy Colorado graduate, at the facility. “This program is so great, I cannot stress how much, how incredible the opportunity is to be involved in something like this.”
Gov. Jared Polis and business leaders visited the Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility this week in support of an education program that helps people who have recently been released from prison. Defy Colorado’s goal is to provide a better chance at success in the workforce to ex-convicts.