Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch


Media Advisory

December 16, 2022

Media Invitation to Prison Fellowship Event at Everglades Correctional Institution

Everglades CI to host its first Christmas Hope Event for the inmate population

WHAT: Media is invited to attend the Christmas Hope Event at Everglades Correctional Institution in Miami, Florida. Prison Fellowship will share inspirational speeches and musical performances for the inmate population.

The event will be held in the recreational area of the prison with volunteers and inmates in attendance. Inmates will to hear real-life testimonies from advocates about their personal experiences with prison life.

WHEN: Saturday, December 17, 2022, at 1:00 P.M. EST

Media should arrive no later than 12:30 p.m. for processing through security and equipment setup. Late arrivals cannot be accommodated.

WHY: Prison Fellowship has more than 40 years of experience helping restore men and women behind bars. Their mission is to help incarcerated inmates transform their lives while preparing to be introduced back into society.

WHERE: Everglades Correctional Institution
1599 SW 187th Ave
Miami, Florida 33194

Event contact: Regional Communications Coordinator, Zhaporah Stewart (850) 544-3032


As Florida's largest state agency, and the third largest state prison system in the country, FDC employs 24,000 members, incarcerates 80,000 inmates and supervises nearly 146,000 offenders in the community.

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