Charity work of imprisoned men in Lower Silesia – research report


The article is devoted to charitable work of imprisoned men at the Regional Inspectorate of Prison Service in Wroclaw. The aim is to present the importance of charity work and show the possibilities of its use in the penitentiary interactions based on the cooperation of correctional facilities with local communities and exposing its comprehensive impact on the convicts. The main problem of the research is the impact of charitable work on the attitudes of men serving prison sentences and its impact on meeting the needs of prisoners, changing moral values, increasing self-esteem, motivation and commitment.


charity work; rehabilitation penitentiary; public participation

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Published : 2018-02-16

Sokołowska, E. (2018). Charity work of imprisoned men in Lower Silesia – research report. Polish Journal of Social Rehabilitation, (14), 151-169.

Emilia Sokołowska 

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