Founded in 1954,

St. Leonard’s Ministries provides
comprehensive residential, case
management, and employment
services for those released from
prison without resources needed
to rebuild their lives. Recidivism
rates for former residents are
impressive — only 20%, while
the state average exceeds 50%.

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News & Views

St. Leonard’s Adult High School Students on TV

On January 12th, St. Leonard’s Adult High School program was featured on Chicago Tonight as one of the programs funded through the Cook County Criminal Justice Information Authority. The interview included presentations by students as well as a one-on-one interview with a 2007 alumni of the program, Tawana P. Tawana will graduate from Northeastern Illinois University in May with her Bachelor’s. She is majoring in social work and is currently interning at St. Leonard’s Michael Barlow Center. If you missed it, you can read more and listen to the full interview with Tawana at: