Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2004
Observatorio Venezolano de Prisiones
This description of Humberto Prado's work was prepared when Humberto Prado was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2004.
Humberto Prado is rebuilding Venezuela’s deteriorated prison system and pulling it out of a severe crisis by reforming inmates, educating prison officials and involving the general public in the process. He is creating this dynamic rehabilitation program based on his own unique experience as a former prisoner, prison official, lawyer, and ombudsman.
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