Recently Today’s Honoree recognized the work of John Mandala by featuring John on their website. Today’s Honoree is a partnership between L.J. Holloway and Derrick “Headlines” Hayes that gives both a chance to give back to others. Today’s Honoree was started as a way they both could make a difference in the lives of others. Since being released, John Mandala …
John Mandala is on the Brevard County Reentry task force. He has written a booklet called “A Successful Reentry”.
Numerous studies in the past suggest that higher education reduces prison violence, lowers recidivism and results in safer communities.
John is actively participating in helping ex-prisoners, veterans and homeless people. He has given them the opportunity to help with grounds work around the Unitarian Church, Friendship Fellowship at Pineda. John is a co-chair for Building and Grounds Committee there and he does a lot of work in that capacity, through Breathing Space.