Clary Estes

Photographer, Writer
 How Puppies Could Help Reduce Prison Recidivism by Clary Estes         
Nationality: United States of America
Biography: Clary Estes is a documentary photographer from Central Kentucky who works internationally on stories about the human condition.
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How Puppies Could Help Reduce Prison Recidivism
clary estes
Dec 10, 2019
Location: Kentucky
It is a starkly and bitterly cold winter morning in Peewee Valley, Kentucky, just outside of Louisville. The quaint brick houses along Ash Avenue belie what is just down the road; the Kentucky Correctional Institute for Women (KCIW), a small mixed security prison holding around 721 incarcerated women. As I drive up and walk into the institute I am struck by that ubiquitous heavy clank of prison doors as they close and automatically lock behind me. I am told to give my ID to the corrections officer at the entrance and am asked a few supplementary questions before I sign my name to a form confirming my date and time of arrival. I have 45 minutes to visit - no more. I walk through the ex-ray machine repack my bags and am escorted by two women through a series of grey green florescent lit hallways and doors that are un-locked, at the discretion of an unseen officer, and immediately lock again behind use. Read More...

How Puppies Could Help Inmates with Behavioral Health
Approximately 2.3 million people incarcerated in the United States, 43% are expected to be re-institutionalised after their release. How could puppies help buck the trend?
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