Freedom to Choose Prison Project
"The biggest gift I have ever received has come from giving. Being of service to others is the foundation of loving and living in this world. It makes me happier and others too." Lorelei Shellist
Lorelei has been a volunteer for over ten years facilitating and participating in weekend workshops in Chowchilla Women's Prison and Women's Correctional Facility in Chino on the Freedom to Choose Foundation prison project team. FTC supports the expansion of the life-changing work that has helped thousands of inmates starting at Valley State Prison for Women since its inception in 2004. The Freedom to Choose Foundation provides an experiential educational process for women’s and men’s prisons where all participants are inspired to make better life choices resulting in positive changes in behavior reflecting enhanced self-esteem.