"Music gives me something to do. I write music on a daily basis. It allows me to express my feelings and redirect my feelings in a positive manner."
- Student, 16, Achieving Recovery Through Creativity,St. Charles, MO
"So far, only one released PREF graduate has re-offended and has been returned to prison in the past 24 months. That percentage is unheard of in corrections. PREF programs work — including the music program — of course."
- Bob Groves, Volunteer Music Teacher, Plainfield Re-entry Educational Facility, Plainfield, IN
"It is difficult to put into words how much the guitars have impacted my students. Each new song I introduce makes them work harder. The responsibility level of my students has also increased dramatically."
- Heather Arnold, Music Teacher, Woodin Elementary School, Bothell, WA