Cultivating Dreams – An Organic Garden for Women in Prison at CIW

Within the California Institution for Women, a women’s correctional facility located in Corona, California, a student-run nonprofit organization called, Cultivating Dreams, helps the incarcerated women tend to an organic garden.

This dynamic program is a collaborative effort of volunteers from the Claremont College community and both students and women inside the prison work together to manage and maintain the gardens. All of the fresh produce goes right into the kitchen of the prison, where the women get the rewards of being able to eat healthy organic food that they have grown.

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