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It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones.
- Nelson Mandela

Press Release Articles

Thresholds of Chester County recently installed new officers Community Courier March 14, 2012

At its recent dinner meeting, Thresholds of Chester County, a nonprofit organization whose members teach decision-making skills to inmates at the Chester County Prison, welcomed its new president, Jarrett Jackson, and co-chairs Jennifer Schuff and Alison Murphy... Read more

Thresholds Program has positive affect Daily Local April 17,2011

Gary Blair has seen a number of changes in the juvenile justice system since he began his career 33 years ago, but one that is close to his heart is the increase in the number of community-based programs provided for young people at the Chester County Youth Center... Read more

Volunteer presented Lifetime Achievement Award Daily Local December 14, 2009

At a Thresholds dinner meeting, volunteer Marian Black, was awarded a lifetime achievement award for her 18 years of service teaching life-changing skills to inmates at Chester County Prison... Read more

Group guides County's inmates Daily Local February 17,2007

Pocopson -- Prisoners are working on making better decisions, and the volunteers for Thresholds are helping... Read more