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Reeducandos de Avare do maintenance work in public agencies

Institutions such as Apae and Fire Department were attended; action enables domestic labor market

With the goal of inserting inmates in society and occupying their day, the Avaré Center of Re-socialization (CR) has adopted voluntary services to charities and public agencies in the city provided by reeducators.

The action, carried out four years ago by the prison unit, often occurs with conservation, maintenance and small works, and aims to enable the intern for the job market and reintegration into society.

"We have already made small reforms in municipal schools, fast work in the Federal Institute of São Paulo (Campus de Avaré), the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB) and other public and welfare agencies," recalls the director of the CR de Avaré , Flávio Theodoro Reis, responsible for the initiative.

The maintenance and cleaning services count on the labor of 14 reeducandos. "The work is carried out every day, guarded on Saturdays and Sundays, with knowledge of the judge and the city's promoter," he emphasizes.

Community

Currently, the service performed includes the Association of Parents and Friends of the Exceptional (Apae) of the municipality, Lar Sao Vicente de Paulo, Volunteer Benevolent Association of Avaré (Abova), Battalion of the Fire Brigade and the 1st Company of the Military Police ) of the city.

In addition to collaborating with the community, prisoners are able to remission of the sentence - one day of sentence is redeemed for every three days worked. Nilton Silvério da Cruz, 39, is one of the inmates who volunteer. It highlights the advantages of being part of this initiative. "The activities have brought me many benefits, such as learning and recognition for my ability," he says.