Nonprofit helps prisoners gain skills and provides affordable computers to schools

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By Hannah Johnson, Stillwater Gazette

“Prisoners go in and out of the Stillwater State Prison.  So do computers.

Nestled on the recycling and production floor of the old prison in Bayport is Minnesota Computers for Schools (MCFS), a non-profit organization that trains inmates at the Stillwater Correctional Facility to refurbish and upgrade computer hardware donated by businesses. The refurbished computers are then placed in K-12 public, private and charter schools across the state. Computers are also placed in educationally based non-profit organizations.”

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