Why I send college students to prison: Column

By Jim Farrin

This morning students from Princeton University were waiting to be transported to prison. And it’s all my fault.

Nine years ago, at the request of a Princeton classmate, I left a career as a management consultant to start the Petey Greene Program. We named the program after Ralph Waldo "Petey" Greene, Jr., who was a TV and radio talk show host and community activist who overcame drug addiction and a prison sentence to become one of the most notable media personalities in Washington, D.C. history.

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