Success-Stories

Because of PEP and the Ten Driving Values, I am a new man. As a teenager and young man, I was a very lost individual. How I became the person I am today is largely due to the program and the tools given to me while...

I’ll never forget the day I awoke to find myself in a state of darkness I could never have imagined—facing a five year prison sentence...

After spending nearly two years as a part of the PEP program within the walls of the Cleveland Correctional Facility, I was released in September of 2011. With the guidance of PEP staff, volunteer executives, and most importantly my peers...

Hello, everyone. My name is Kevin R., PEP class 6 graduate. I’ve been out since June of 2007 and the payoffs for living a clean, honest life continue to amaze me. It hasn’t always been easy, and upon occasion...

My name is Jason and I was asked to write about my experience with PEP. When considering how a program has changed your life, it is easy to get caught up in the rites and rituals and begin to think of that program...

God is a master craftsman, and He has a large tool box! Inside this tool box are tools that He uses to shape, mold, and make a man into what He destined and determined him to be in eternity past....

“I never thought I would be so successful, though this success has nothing to do with how much money I have, where I live or what school I attend. My success is measured by every moment...

Yes, PEP guys get out and get jobs and most stay out of prison. These things are not what make PEP special, though. The phenomenon that makes PEP special is the community and sense of brotherhood...