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A design from Wallkill Correctional Facility inmate Gary Robinson, aka Giz. Giz’s line is called “Michelle Milani,” inspired by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

Two Incarcerated Men Prepare for Careers in Fashion

Two inmates at the Wallkill Correctional Facility share their aspirations in the fashion industry.
March 25, 2019

                    Late on a Friday night, a pair of independent fashion designers sat...

The Rise and Fall and Rise of Defy

When a beloved entrepreneurship program stumbled, incarcerated participants rallied to keep it alive.
December 3, 2018

One early afternoon in May, a crowd of inmates at the Wallkill Correctional Facility in upstate New York took their seats on the bleachers in the prison’s gymnasium for a surprise...