Enabling Reinvention

Education and Incarceration: Struggles and Joy

By Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – The Prison Scholar Fund March 7, 2002: I’m taken into federal custody, charged, and eventually plead guilty. As I leave the federal jail headed into the federal prison system in… Read More

Broken – America’s Criminal Justice System

By Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – The Prison Scholar Fund March 7, 2002. The crack of dawn.  Rain constantly pounds the pavement. On the gang infested East Side of San Diego where gunshots ring throughout the… Read More

Dream Into Reality

by Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Adviser – The Prison Scholar Fund Through accessing, applying, and building on knowledge, we can take our dreams from being impossible, to incredible, to a state of common reality. Throughout history, this… Read More

Why the Prison Scholar Fund?

by Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Adviser – The Prison Scholar Fund At this time, while employment is readily available in the United States, a lot of people look around in the sunshine of prosperity and say “What can… Read More

Technology, Understanding, and the Human Condition

By Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – The Prison Scholar Fund What do technology, understanding, and the human condition all have in common? They are all knowledge driven. In a world that evolves nearly as fast it… Read More

First Step Act – Inside Impact

by Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – The Prison Scholar Fund The First Step Act was a win for what it did accomplish. The Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 was made retroactive and people who had previously served… Read More

A Wired-to-Win Worldview

By Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor PSF Every living thing is wired to win.  Animals, plants, and humans naturally strive to succeed in various endeavors and tasks right from inception.  Roses grow through cracks in the concrete if… Read More

Knowledge in Action

by Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – the Prison Scholar Fund Understanding knowledge in action as you experience it from a positive perspective creates a new paradigm in your mind for both the knowledge and the actions which… Read More

The Dream Equation, Part III

by Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – The Prison Scholar Fund Previously I’ve discussed the dream equation twice – once explaining what it is and the second time clarifying some of the finer points of actually applying it…. Read More

The Dream Equation, Part II

by Robert Wood, Senior Social Media Advisor – The Prison Scholar Fund The Dream Equation: knowledge, skill, and application + opportunity and positive human interaction = The fulfillment of your dreams. Understanding the dream equation is essential to your… Read More