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May 1, 2000

Real-world job training cuts the odds of returning to prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VISIT JOB-TRAINING SITE MAY 2: Work-release trainees, researcher Paul Sommers and training supervisors will be available for interviews and photos at Pioneer Human Services’ sheet-metal factory, by appointment, tomorrow between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The plant is near the First Avenue South Bridge in Southwest Seattle. To arrange a visit, contact Larry Fehr, Pioneer Human Services senior vice president, at (206) 322-6645 ext. 211 or http://depts.washington.edu/npcbox/publications.html. Sommers can be reached at (206) 685-0307 or (206) 618-2927, or somnpc@u.washington.edu.