NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Department of Correction and the organization You Have the Power are jointly sponsoring a "No More Victims" walk Saturday.
According to a news release from the department, the walk is the first of its kind in the state. It will bring attention to victims' rights and the importance of working with offenders to change behavior and reduce recidivism.
Inmates across the state will show their support through fundraising walks within their facilities and other activities including educational programs, staff car washes, facility bake sales and poster/essay contests.
The walk will begin at the old Tennessee State Penitentiary and proceed approximately three miles to the Charles Bass Annex.
(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.