How Auto Repair Can Provide a Roadmap for Reentry | WYPR

How Auto Repair Can Provide a Roadmap for Reentry

Mar 12, 2019

Perry Spain completed the Full Circle Auto Repair & Training Center program and is now a full-time service technician.
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A car can be a second chance: that’s the framework of Vehicles for Change, a nonprofit that repairs donated cars and awards them to low-income families at a fraction of their market value. Repairs are completed by participants in Full Circle, a job-training program for people returning from prison.

We hear from founder Marty Schwartz and Perry Spain, who finished the program and is on his way to becoming a master mechanic.